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Antibiotic Resistance

  • Containing Unusual Resistance

    More than 23,000 Americans die each year from infections caused by germs resistant to antibiotics.

    4/03/2018 1:00:00 PM
  • Stop Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

    Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics and lack of infection control actions can contribute to drug resistance and put patients at risk for deadly diarrhea (caused by C. difficile).

    8/04/2015 2:31:00 PM
  • Antibiotic Rx in Hospitals: Proceed with Caution

    CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.

    3/04/2014 12:00:00 PM

  • Page last reviewed: March 1, 2018
  • Page last updated: March 1, 2018
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