In underserved nations where HIV rates are high, rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have been relied upon to determine which individuals are infected; however, there is concern about the accuracy of these tests.
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, explains why stewards should think outside of the box when coming up with interventions to include in an antimicrobial stewardship program.
Madeline King, PharmD, assistant professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, explains how her future research aims to understand the effects of ceftazidime-avibactam in different patient populations.
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