AURA 2023: report on antimicrobial use and resistance

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The nation’s latest major report on antimicrobial use and resistances has revealed that Australia is heading in the right direction – but there’s still a lot of work to do.

AURA 2023: Fifth Australian report on antimicrobial use and resistance in human health was released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on 16 November 2023.

The report highlights trends and analyses in antimicrobial use in hospitals, aged care and primary care settings, as well as changes in resistance that are important for infection prevention and control, and antimicrobial prescribing.

Early treatment with antibiotics can stop sepsis & antimicrobial resistance can be avoided with good antimicrobial stewardship.

Find out more and read the full report here.