oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - National surveillance of private sector respiratory tract pathogens in South Africa, 2010 : surveillance data

Volume 26, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



Antibiotics are prescribed more frequently for community-acquired respiratory tract infections than any other infection. However, antibiotic resistance is an increasing problem worldwide. When selecting an antimicrobial agent for empirical therapy, it is important to know the susceptibility patterns of the bacteria that frequently cause these infections in a particular geographical region.

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