Trends and patterns of antibiotic consumption in Shanghai municipality, China: a 6 year surveillance with sales records, 2009-14.


OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to identify the trends and patterns of total antibiotic use in Shanghai from 2009 to 2014. METHODS Sales records were collected from a minimum of 160 hospitals and 241 primary healthcare settings and used as a proxy for consumption. Antibiotic sales expressed in DDD per 1000 inhabitants per day (DID) were… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkw013


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