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Vanderbilt University

Effects of Antibiotic Administration on Infection Rates

Caption: The graph on the left shows the percentage of patients who are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria (red) and nonresistant bacteria (green) when antibiotics are administered three days after diagnosis for a period of 18 days. The graph on the right shows the percentage of infected patients when antibiotics are administered on the first day of diagnosis for a period of eight days.

Credit: Courtesy of Damien Olivier

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