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Pathology stewardship – an essential element of AMS

Poor antimicrobial prescribing decisions often are triggered by laboratory results that create red herrings or worse. ¬†Inappropriate/ poor specimen collection and/or a request form that provides no context to the investigation often sets the ball rolling. ¬†Inappropriate workup and reporting of contaminant or colonising isolates may then follow (it may be impossible for the lab […]