Antibiotic Resistance Resources

ABC’s of Antibiotics

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) handout to educate patients about the proper use of antibiotics and prevention of antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic Resistance Fact Sheet

Research!America Fact Sheet

Antibiotic Resistance: The Global Threat (Infographic)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States (2019)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report provides new US estimates of deaths and infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs, and categorizes the top resistant germs based on level of concern to human health

Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Resistance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Antimicrobial Resistance

World Health Organization (WHO)

Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance (2014)

World Health Organization (WHO) report provides an overview of the magnitude of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the current state of surveillance globally, making a clear case that resistance to common bacteria has reached alarming levels in many parts of the world and that AMR surveillance is neither coordinated nor harmonized

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention—Leveraging The Synergy

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Position Paper Update

Be Antibiotics Aware

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): a national effort to help fight antibiotic resistance and improve antibiotic prescribing and use

Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) ResistanceMap

Interactive collection of charts and maps that summarize national and subnational data on antimicrobial use and resistance worldwide

C. difficile Infection (CDI) Infographic

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): offer healthcare professionals and facilities a set of key principles to guide efforts to improve antibiotic use and, therefore, advance patient safety and improve outcomes

Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program

Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)

Collaborative surveillance program of state and local public health departments and universities, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

The NHSN Antimicrobial Use and Resistance (AUR) Module provides a mechanism for healthcare facilities to report and analyze antimicrobial use and/or resistance data to inform benchmarking, reduce antimicrobial resistant infections through antimicrobial stewardship, and interrupt transmission of resistant pathogens

US Stakeholder Forum on Antimicrobial Resistance (S-FAR)
National partnership convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)