National antimicrobial stewardship and fluoroquinolone-resistant Clostridium difficile in China

Meng Xiao, Jing Wei Cheng, Timothy Kudinha, Fanrong Kong, Ying Chun Xu

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Abstract

In a recent report, Dingle et al showed that national intervention programs aimed at judicious antimicrobial usage, especially restrictions to fluoroquinolones, contributed to a significant decrease in Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in England.1 This is considered an outstanding achievement in combating antimicrobial resistance worldwide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-331
Number of pages3
JournalInfection and Drug Resistance
Volume10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2017

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