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The Belgian policy of funding antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals and trends of selected quality indicators for antimicrobial use, 1999–2010: a longitudinal study

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  • Marie-Laurence Lambert Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance, Public Health and Surveillance Department, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robin Bruyndonckx Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics (I-BIOSTAT), University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Herman Goossens Microbiology Department, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Niel Hens Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics (I-BIOSTAT), University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek, BelgiumCentre for Health Economic Research and Modelling Infectious Diseases (CHERMID), Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute (VAXINFECTIO), University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marc Aerts Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics (I-BIOSTAT), University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Boudewijn Catry Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance, Public Health and Surveillance Department, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fiona Neely Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance, Public Health and Surveillance Department, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dirk Vogelaers Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Naima Hammami Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance, Public Health and Surveillance Department, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondenceto Dr Marie-Laurence Lambert; mllambert{at}wiv-isp.be
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Lambert M, Bruyndonckx R, Goossens H, et al
The Belgian policy of funding antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals and trends of selected quality indicators for antimicrobial use, 1999–2010: a longitudinal study

Publication history

  • Received October 14, 2014
  • Revised January 16, 2015
  • Accepted January 19, 2015
  • First published February 13, 2015.

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