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Research Article

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

About the Authors

Benedikt Huttner, Makoto Jones, Michael A. Rubin, Adi Gundlapalli, Matthew Samore
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Melinda M. Neuhauser
Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefit Management Services, Hines, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Makoto.jones@hsc.utah.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BH MJ MR MN AG MS. Analyzed the data: MJ BH. Wrote the paper: BH MJ MR MN AG MS.