TITLE

FDA Launches Antibiotic Campaign

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) launch of an antibiotic campaign, Get Smart about Antibiotics Week, for the reduction of antibiotic misuse in November 2010.
ACCESSION #
56527573

 

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