Combating Antibiotic Resistance with Surveillance
Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems.
Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Importance for Patient and Public Health
About Antibiotic Prescribing and Use
CDC encourages healthcare professionals, patients, and families to learn more about antibiotic prescribing and use.
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Summary
Principles of appropriate antibiotic use apply to the diagnosis and treatment of acute upper respiratory tract infection (common cold) in otherwise healthy adults.
Diagnostic System for Rapid and Sensitive Differential Detection of Pathogens
Naturally emerging and deliberately released pathogens demand new detection strategies to allow early recognition and containment.
Antibiotic Prescribing Guidelines: Pediatric Treatment Recommendations
Antibiotic prescribing guidelines establish standards of care, focus quality improvement efforts, and improve patient outcomes.