Editorial

Wake up South Africa! The antibiotic 'horse' has bolted

Marc Mendelson, Andrew Whitelaw, Mark Nicol, Adrian Brink

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Authors' affiliations

Marc Mendelson, President, Infectious Diseases Society of Southern Africa and Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa

Andrew Whitelaw, Chairperson, Infection Control Society of Southern Africa

Mark Nicol, Chairperson, South African Society for Clinical Microbiology

Adrian Brink, Co-Chair, South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme

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Keywords

Antibiotics; stewardship; resistance

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2012;102(7):607-608.

Article History

Date submitted: 2012-02-21
Date published: 2012-05-10

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