ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Machine-learning-assisted selection of antibiotic prescription

Machine learning can use patients’ demographic information and previous clinical history to help physicians select the antibiotics most likely to successfully treat urinary tract infections, despite growing levels of resistance.

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Fig. 1: A machine-learning approach to prescribing antibiotics for UTIs.

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Didelot, X., Pouwels, K.B. Machine-learning-assisted selection of antibiotic prescription. Nat Med 25, 1033–1034 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-019-0517-0

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