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Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Permission is not needed to print, copy, or distribute any of these CDC materials. All materials are provided in low-resolution for office printers. If you want high-resolution formats of the patient education materials for commercial printing or are interested in customizing the materials, please e-mail You can also order small quantities of select materials for free or purchase large quantities.

Learn more about appropriate antibiotic use in outpatient settings. CDC’s Appropriate Antibiotic Use Effort offers a variety of materials to promote appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use in the outpatient setting.

Learn more about appropriate antibiotic use in inpatient healthcare facilities.

CDC’s antibiotic use on the farm effort promotes appropriate use of antibiotics in animals. In this capacity, CDC serves as a liaison among the public health community, veterinarians, and food animal producers, and builds relationships between CDC and the animal agriculture industry within the United States.

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