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The Need for Ongoing Antimicrobial Stewardship during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Actionable Recommendations

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Commonwealth Pharmacists Association, London E1W 1AW, UK
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Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
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FADIC School of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Muirfield Road, Watford WD19 6LN, UK
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Antibiotics 2020, 9(12), 904; https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics9120904
Received: 14 November 2020 / Revised: 7 December 2020 / Accepted: 9 December 2020 / Published: 14 December 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Antimicrobial Prescribing and Stewardship, 1st Volume)
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, which has significant impact on global health care delivery, occurs amid the ongoing global health crisis of antimicrobial resistance. Early data demonstrated that bacterial and fungal co-infection with COVID-19 remain low and indiscriminate use of antimicrobials during the pandemic may worsen antimicrobial resistance It is, therefore, essential to maintain the ongoing effort of antimicrobial stewardship activities in all sectors globally. View Full-Text
Keywords: antimicrobial stewardship; COVID-19; pharmacy antimicrobial stewardship; COVID-19; pharmacy
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Khor, W.P.; Olaoye, O.; D’Arcy, N.; Krockow, E.M.; Elshenawy, R.A.; Rutter, V.; Ashiru-Oredope, D. The Need for Ongoing Antimicrobial Stewardship during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Actionable Recommendations. Antibiotics 2020, 9, 904. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics9120904

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Khor WP, Olaoye O, D’Arcy N, Krockow EM, Elshenawy RA, Rutter V, Ashiru-Oredope D. The Need for Ongoing Antimicrobial Stewardship during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Actionable Recommendations. Antibiotics. 2020; 9(12):904. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics9120904

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Khor, Wei P., Omotayo Olaoye, Nikki D’Arcy, Eva M. Krockow, Rasha A. Elshenawy, Victoria Rutter, and Diane Ashiru-Oredope. 2020. "The Need for Ongoing Antimicrobial Stewardship during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Actionable Recommendations" Antibiotics 9, no. 12: 904. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics9120904

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