Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 15th, 2000
A major infectious disease surveillance effort has shown that infectious respiratory diseases acquired by patients in the United States and Canada differ not only by microorganism types, but also by their antimicrobial susceptibilities, or response to antibiotics designed to kill them.
This report on the surveillance effort, known as the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program, was published in the journal Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. R.N. Jones et al., of the...
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