How can you help clinicians prescribe antibiotics more appropriately ? Change the system and simplify their choice!

Selective reporting of antibiotic susceptibility test results is one possible laboratory-based antibiotic stewardship intervention, illustrating the ‘less is more‘ concept. A recently published ESGAP-EUCIC-EUCAST survey showed that selective reporting was implemented in … Continue Reading →


In the race against antimicrobial resistance, we can not afford forgetting any antibiotic

By Celine Pulcini (ESGAP EC member) In 2011, the ESCMID Study Group for Antibiotic Policies (ESGAP) performed a study which showed that 22 out of 33 old but potentially useful … Continue Reading →


ESGAP and SPILF survey on duration of antimicrobial therapy is open

  ESGAP (the ESCMID Study Group for Antibiotic Policies) and SPILF (the French ID society) are launching the AB-Duration survey. Duration of antibiotic therapy is a not completely solved issue for many … Continue Reading →