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Research Article

Trends in Antibiotic Prescribing in Adults in Dutch General Practice

  • Michiel B. Haeseker mail,

    m.haeseker@mumc.nl

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers,

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Department of Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases, and Environmental Health, Public Health Service South Limburg, Geleen, The Netherlands, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Christian J. P. A. Hoebe,

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Department of Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases, and Environmental Health, Public Health Service South Limburg, Geleen, The Netherlands, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Cathrien A. Bruggeman,

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Jochen W. L. Cals,

    Affiliations: Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Annelies Verbon

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Department of Internal Medicine Section, Infectious Disease, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: December 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051860

About the Authors

Michiel B. Haeseker, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Cathrien A. Bruggeman, Annelies Verbon
Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe
Department of Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases, and Environmental Health, Public Health Service South Limburg, Geleen, The Netherlands
Jochen W. L. Cals
Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Michiel B. Haeseker, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Cathrien A. Bruggeman, Jochen W. L. Cals
School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht, The Netherlands
Annelies Verbon
Department of Internal Medicine Section, Infectious Disease, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: m.haeseker@mumc.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AV CAB NDM CJH. Performed the experiments: MBH NDM. Analyzed the data: MBH NDM CJH AV JWC. Wrote the paper: MBH NDM CJH CAB JWC AV.