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Inventi Rapid - Infectious Diseases & Immunology
(Formerly Inventi Rapid/Impact: Infection)

Articles

  • Inventi:hif/115/14
    INFECTION CONTROL COMMITTEE: OVERVIEW
    Languluri Reddenna, Sree Naga Valli, Dinesh R

    Antibiotic consumption in India has increased between six and seven per cent annually in the past 5 years. The great majority - up to 90% - of injections is estimated to be unnecessary.Raising concerns over drug resistance; a new study has revealed that 53 per cent Indians take antibiotics without a doctor''s prescription. There is an urgent need for establishing a proper infection control committee to address all such problems.

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