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Antibiotic Prescribing Pattern in Neonates of Seventeen Iranian Hospitals

Alireza Fahimzad 1 , Zahra Eydian 2 , * , Abdollah Karimi 1 , Farideh Shiva 1 , Shahnaz Armin 1 , Roxana Mansour Ghanaei 1 , Fatemeh Fallah 1 , Sedigheh Rafiei Tabatabaei 1 , Fariba Shirvani 1 , Mohammad Rahbar 3 , 4 , Shirin Sayyahfar 3 , Manijeh Kahbazi 4 , Aliakbar Rahbarimanesh 5 , Reza Arjmand 6 , Anahita Sanaei Dashti 7 , Babak Abdinia 8 , Masomeh Abedini 9 , Hossein Hidari 10 , Keyghobad Ghadiri 11 , Aminsadat Sharif 12 , Elham Shafighi Shahri 13 , Zeynab Shariat 14 , Ali Nejadian 15 , Mona Moshayedi 16 , Samaneh Fatholahpoor 17 , Hamid Alizadeh 18 and Reza Entezari Heravi 19
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1 Pediatric Infections Research Center, Research Institute For Children Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran
3 Department of Microbiology, Iranian Reference Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
4 Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Pediatrics, Aliasghar Children Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6 Tuberculosis and Pediatrics Infectious Disease Research Center, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
7 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bahrami Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
8 Department of Pediatrics, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran
9 Professor Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
10 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
11 Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine, Sanandaj University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
12 Pediatric Medicine Research Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
13 Nosocomial Infection Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
14 Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
15 Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
16 Department of Pediatrics Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
17 Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Abuzar Children Medical Center Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
18 Antimicrobial Resistant Nosocomial Infection Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
19 Non-Communicable Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
20 Department of Pediatrics, Gilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
21 Faculty of Pharmacy, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 2017, 5 (4); e61630
  • Published Online: October 2, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 27, 2016
  • Revised: February 12, 2017
  • Accepted: February 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.61630

To Cite: Fahimzad A, Eydian Z, Karimi A, Shiva F, Armin S, et al. Antibiotic Prescribing Pattern in Neonates of Seventeen Iranian Hospitals, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2017 ; 5(4):e61630. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.61630.

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