TITLE

Comment on: Measurement units for antibiotic consumption in outpatients

AUTHOR(S)
Coenen, Samuel; Bruyndonckx, Robin; Hens, Niel; Aerts, Marc; Goossens, Herman
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Dec2014, Vol. 69 Issue 12, p3445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter to the Editor
ABSTRACT
A response by Samuel Coenen et al to a letter to the editor about their article "Appropriate International Measures for Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing and Consumption," that was published in a 2014 issue.
ACCESSION #
99750716

 

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