Variability in Antifungal and Antiviral Use in Hospitalized Children

Jennifer L. Goldman, Rachael K. Ross, Brian R. Lee, Jason G. Newland, Adam L. Hersh, Matthew P. Kronman, Jeffrey S. Gerber

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We analyzed antifungal and antiviral prescribing among high-risk children across freestanding children's hospitals. Antifungal and antiviral days of therapy varied across hospitals. Benchmarking antifungal and antiviral use and developing antimicrobial stewardship strategies to optimize use of these high cost agents is needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)743-746
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017


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