Effectiveness evaluations of empiric antibiotic treatment of infections: the case of public health institutions in lesotho
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: LUBBE, Martie S (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, Potchefstroom, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Adorka, Matthias (Department of Pharmacy, FOHS, National University of Lesotho, ROMA, Lesotho)
Gous, Andries G S (University of Limpopo, PRETORIA, South Africa)
Serfontein, Jan Hendrik P (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa)
PURPOSE The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of antibiotics commonly prescribed in the empiric treatment of infections in public health institutions in Lesotho. METHODOLOGY: Data on antibiotic treatment and culture sensitivity test results collected from five study site hospitals were analysed to determine most frequently.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.