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Antibiotic Resistance

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Antibiotics aren’t always the answer.

Antibiotics are a powerful tool. Used properly, they can cure life-threatening infections. But overuse of antibiotics has caused some bacteria to develop resistance. As much as 50 percent of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary or ineffective as prescribed.

The loss of effective antibiotics seriously limits our ability to fight diseases. We need your help. Use these resources to learn about and promote judicious antibiotic use.

Appropriate antibiotic use

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteria

Patient resources

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