Antibiogram

The hospital antibiogram is a periodic summary of antimicrobial susceptibilities of local bacterial isolates submitted to the hospital's clinical microbiology laboratory. Antibiograms are often used by clinicians to assess local susceptibility rates, as an aid in selecting empiric antibiotic therapy, and in monitoring resistance trends over time within an institution. Antibiograms can also be used to compare susceptibility rates across institutions and track resistance trends.

An antibiotic policy is one of the mandatory requirements for accreditation, and making an antibiogram is the first step before framing the antibiotic policy. 
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Minnesota (USA) Department of Health Antibiogram Overview Leaflet   58k v. 1 Jul 2, 2017, 11:38 PM Francis Duggan
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Analysis and Presentation of Cumulative Antibiograms:A New Consensus Guideline from the Clinical andLaboratory Standards Institute (CLSI M39)  102k v. 1 Jul 2, 2017, 11:36 PM Francis Duggan
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