Latest Updates on Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) initiatives

Clinical Associate Professor Susan M Benson1,2 1PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, J Block, Hospital Avenue, NEDLANDS WA 6009, 2University of Western Australia   Accurate microbiological diagnosis of infection is a critical component of antimicrobial stewardship but is easily overlooked in...
  • November 7, 2019
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Moi Lin Ling1 1Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Email: Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) aim to achieve best clinical outcomes related to antibiotic use while minimizing toxicity and limiting the selective pressure on bacterial populations that drive the...
  • November 4, 2019
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Vicki McNeil1 1SA Health, Infection Control Service, CDC Branch, PO Box 6, Rundle Mall, SA 5000, The National Antimicrobial Utilisation Surveillance Program (NAUSP) commenced in 2004 with 35 member hospitals, the majority from South Australia. The Program has expanded...
  • August 29, 2019
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