BC Centre for Disease Control

A pharmacist holds several packages of antibiotics
BC Centre for Disease Control / March 2022 BY: Abdullah Al Mamun, MBBS, MPH, Daniela Michel, MPH, Max Xie, MSc, Edith Blondel-Hill, MD, FRCPC, Säde Stenlund, MD, Jennifer Grant, MD, Lynsey J. Hamilton, MSc, David M. Patrick, MD, FRCPC, MHSc

From the beginning of antibiotic therapy, the length of prescription or days of therapy (DOT) was not evidence driven. Practice settled on 1 or more weeks, predicated on the incorrect belief that... Read More