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Drugs of Last Resort? The Use of Polymyxins and Tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, 2005–2010

  • Benedikt Huttner equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benedikt Huttner, Makoto Jones

    Affiliation: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Makoto Jones equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benedikt Huttner, Makoto Jones

    Makoto.jones@hsc.utah.edu

    Affiliation: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Michael A. Rubin,

    Affiliation: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Melinda M. Neuhauser,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefit Management Services, Hines, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Adi Gundlapalli,

    Affiliation: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Matthew Samore

    Affiliation: VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Published: May 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036649

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 18 May 2012 at 22:24 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Medscape News
Title: “Use of 'Last Resort' Antibiotics Still Low, but Rising”
http://www.medscape.com/v...

Publication: Med Page Today
Title: “Medical News: VA Uses More 'Last-Resort' Antibiotics - in Infectious Disease, General Infectious Disease from MedPage Today”
http://www.medpagetoday.c...

Publication: Pharm Pro
Title: “Use Of Last-Resort Antibiotics Rises In VA Hospitals, National Study Finds | Pharmaceutical Processing”
http://www.pharmpro.com/n...

Publication: Wired
Title: “We're Using More of the Few Antibiotics Left | Wired Science | Wired.com”
http://www.wired.com/wire...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “'Last resort' antibiotics increasingly used to fight multidrug-resistant bugs”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 May 2012 at 20:09 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Medical News Today
Title: “Fighting Multidrug-Resistant Bugs - Last Resort Drugs Being Used Increasingly”
http://www.medicalnewstod...

Publication: The Pew Charitable Trusts
Title: “Use of Last-Resort Antibiotics Rises in VA Hospitals, National Study Finds - The Pew Charitable Trusts”
http://www.pewtrusts.org/...

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