But the replacement antibiotic may be suboptimal and will probably be more expensive, Dr. ... Kelso said. This practice also promotes antibiotic resistance and may lead to more side effects, such as Clostridium difficile infection.
Although some such tracking data are available, shortcomings in surveillance are another challenge in fighting antibiotic resistance. ... Drug resistance is responsible for at least 23,000 deaths in the U.S.
Limaye. “What's changing in 2008, and over the past several years, has been that the resistance in uropathogens is increasing,” he said. ... There's obvious concern about antibiotic resistance being a reason to limit antibiotics to people who really
Physicians must take steps to reduce antibiotic resistance by being more careful with how they prescribe, noted Louis Rice, FACP, chief of medical services at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, ... Bacteriotherapy's other benefits include the fact