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Factors affecting caregivers' use of antibiotics available without a prescription in Peru
(American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: To determine factors that affect caregivers’ decisions about antibiotic use in children in settings where antibiotics are available without prescription. METHODS: In a house-to-house survey, 1200 caregivers in ...
The ‘thanato-resistome’ - The funeral industry as a potential reservoir of antibiotic resistance: Early insights and perspectives
The funeral industry is a potential reservoir of antibiotic resistance. The occurrence, human exposure and health risks of antibiotic resistance in the funeral industry were examined. The funeral industry harbours ...
Detecting Vertical Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Absence of Antibiotics
(External Scientific Advisory Committe (ESAC), 2012)
Anthropogenic activities and the problem of antibiotic resistance in Latin America: a water issue
Antibiotics revolutionized modern medicine and have been an excellent tool to fight infections. However, their overuse and misuse in different human activities such as health care, food production and agriculture has ...
Short-term antibiotic prophylaxis versus long-term antibiotic prophylaxis in major clean-contaminated maxillofacial surgery Profilaxis antimicrobiana de corta duración versus profilaxis antimicrobiana de larga duración en cirugía maxilofacial mayor limpia
Introduction: There is no consensus on the most appropriate duration of antimicrobial prophylaxis (single or multiple dose) in clean-contaminated maxillofacial surgery. Objective: To determine whether short-term antimicrobial ...
Characterization of Wild and Captive Baboon Gut Microbiota and Their Antibiotic Resistomes
(American Society for Microbiology, 2018)
Environmental microbes have harbored the capacity for antibiotic production for millions of years, spanning the evolution of humans and other vertebrates. However, the industrial-scale use of antibiotics in clinical and ...
Influence of the Vehicle and Antibiotic Formulation on Cytotoxicity of Triple Antibiotic Paste
Introduction: The aim of this study was to assess the influence of antibiotic formulations (tablet/capsule [TC] or United States Pharmacopeia [USP]-grade antibiotics) and vehicles (water [H 2 O] or macrogol + propylene ...
Antibiotic Use and Stewardship Practices in a Pediatric Community-based Cohort Study in Peru: Shorter Would be Sweeter
(Oxford University Press, 2022)
Background: There is a need to evaluate antibiotic use, duration of therapy, and stewardship in low- and middle-income countries to guide the development of appropriate stewardship programs that are global in scope and ...
Antibiotic prescription for endodontic infections: a survey of Brazilian Endodontists
Aim: To investigate antibiotic prescribing habits reported by Brazilian endodontists in specific clinical situations. Methodology: Brazilian endodontists (n = 13 853) were invited to answer an online questionnaire. The ...
Knowledge, attitudes and practices of parents towards antibiotic use in rural communities in Peru: a cross-sectional multicentre study.
Background: The inappropriate use of antibiotics significantly contributes to the development of antibiotic resistance. There is limited information about the use of antibiotics among parents from rural areas in Peru. This ...