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Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) - Report on Antimicrobial Resistance and Use in Humans in 2008 26 Jan 2010

This is the first joint annual report from the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG), published by Health Protection Scotland (HPS) in collaboration with Information Services Division (ISD) that combines information from the monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance in humans in Scotland.

The report presents information on the use of systemic antimicrobials within primary care in Scotland.

The report also presents information on patterns of antimicrobial resistance for key organisms causing bacteraemias, including Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus spp. in line with data collected by the European antimicrobial resistance surveillance system (EARSS).

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  • Information Services Division
Last Updated : 23/06/2016