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UW MEDICINE │ PATIENTS ARE FIRST BATTLING BUGS: INROADS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES UW MINI-MEDICAL SCHOOL JOHN LYNCH, MD, MPH FEBRUARY 11, 2014.

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1 UW MEDICINE │ PATIENTS ARE FIRST BATTLING BUGS: INROADS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES UW MINI-MEDICAL SCHOOL JOHN LYNCH, MD, MPH FEBRUARY 11, 2014

2 Antibiotics are misused Antibiotic misuse adversely impacts both patients and society Improving antibiotic use improves patient outcomes and saves money Improving antibiotic use is a public health imperative CDC, 2008 SO, WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? 2

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5 CASE 1: DAVID Pseudomonas aeruginosa Escherichia coli

6 CASE 1: DAVID

7 CASE 2: PETER 27-year-old man comes to your clinic with symptoms c/w urethritis. He is sexually active with men (oral and anal sex), HIV-negative 2 months ago. Urine NAAT for GC/CT pending.

8 - #2 most common reported infectious disease in U.S. - ~600,000 cases per year - PID, organ damage, infertility - can be asymptomatic Neisseria gonorrhea

9 9 Modified from Workowski K A et al. Ann Intern Med 2008;148:

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13 13 Goossens, Lancet, 2005

14 14 Antibiotic use in India ( ) Source: The Evolving Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance, WHO (2012)

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17 17 “Pitted against microbial genes, we have mainly our wits.” - Joshua Lederberg PhD, 1958


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