A Four-Step Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship in India: Formulation of Antibiotic Policy



The four main steps [1, 2] for formulation of an antibiotic policy include the following:


Risk Stratification Febrile Neutropenia Main Step Special Circumstance Prior Exposure 


  1. 1.
    Microbiology newsletter. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Available at. http://www.sgrh.com/publications.php. Accessed 31 May 2013.
  2. 2.
    National policy for Containment of Antimicrobial resistance India. Available at. http://www.ncdc.gov.in/ab_policy.pdf. Accessed 31 May 2013.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Clinical MicrobiologySir Ganga Ram HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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