Studies indicate antibiotic use increases odds of drug resistance

08/30/2005 |

Evidence is building from several studies that the use of antibiotics, even when appropriately prescribed, can cause individuals to become resistant to drugs intended to treat infections. One researcher reports a patient's chance of carrying a resistant organism doubles if antibiotics were used for any reason within the previous two months.

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