Peer-reviewed articles

Africa

  • Comparing Patterns in Antimicrobial Use During Global Point Prevalence Study at a Single Tertiary Hospital in Ghana: Implications for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme, Ghana (Anthony Enimil et al. 2022), Front. Trop. Dis. Download the article here.

Asia

  • Point Prevalence Surveys of Antimicrobial Prescribing in a Non-Acute Care Hospital in Saitama Prefecture, Japan (Ishibashi et al. 2022) Can. J. Dis. Med. Microbial. Download the article here.

Europe

  • Antimicrobial Prescribing Patterns in Patients with COVID-19 in Russian Multi-Field Hospitals in 2021: Results of the Global-PPS Project, Russia (Avdeev et al. 2022), Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. Download the article here.  

Africa

  • Antimicrobial Usage and Resistance in Makkah Region Hospitals: A Regional Point Prevalence Survey of Public Hospitals (Abdul Haseeb et al. 2022) Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. Download the article here.
  • Antimicrobial Prescription Pattern in Ho Teaching Hospital, Ghana: Seasonal Determination Using a Point Prevalence Survey (Dodoo et al. 2021). Antibiotic. Download the article here.
  • Using longitudinal antibiotic point prevalence survey (PPS) to drive antimicrobial stewardship programmes in a Nigerian tertiary hospital (Nwajiobi et al. 2021). African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology.  Download the article here.
  • Roll out of a successful antimicrobial stewardship programme in Lagos University Teaching Hospital Nigeria using the Global-Point Prevalence Survey (Oshun et al. 2021). African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology.  Download the article here.
  • Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial consumption and resistance: 2015-2018 longitudinal survey results from Nigeria (Umeokonkwo et al. 2021). African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. Download the article here.
  • Global-PPS in Five Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad, Iraq (Jaafer M. Kurmanji et al., 2021). Mediterr J Infect Microb Antimicrob. Download the article here.
  • Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns in Ghana, Uganda, Zambia and Tanzania Hospitals: Results from the Global Point Prevalence Survey (G-PPS) on Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship Interventions Implemented (D’Arcy et al. 2021). Antibiotocs. Download the article here.
  • Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Utilization in Ghana’s Premier Hospital: Implications for Antimicrobial Stewardship (Ankrah et al. 2021). Antibiotics.  Download the article here.
  • Patterns of Antimicrobial Use in a Specialized Surgical Hospital in Southeast Nigeria: Need for a Standardized Protocol of Antimicrobial Use in the Tropics (Uzodimma Nnadozie et al. 2021). Nigerian Journal of Medicine. Download the article here.
  • Empirical antibiotherapy as a potential driver of antibiotic resistance: observations from a point prevalence survey of antibiotic consumption and resistance in Gombe, Nigeria (Manga et al. 2021). African Journal of Clinical Experimental Microbiology. Download the article here.
  • Antimicrobial use in hospitalized patients: a multicentre point prevalence survey across seven hospitals in Ghana (Labi et al. 2021). JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance. Download the article here.

North America

  • The 2018 Global-PPS in 47 Canadian hospitals: a cross-sectional survey (Greg J. German et al. 2021). CMAJ open. Download the article here.

Asia

  • A multicentre point prevalence survey (PPS) of antimicrobial use amongst admitted patients in tertiary care centres in India (Panditrao et al. 2021). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.  Download the article here.
  • A Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Prescribing in a South Indian Tertiary Hospital; Using Global PPS Tool (Vineela Chadalavada et al. 2021). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Health Care. Download the article here.
  • Implementation of a multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship programme in a Philippine tertiary care hospital: an evaluation by repeated point prevalence surveys (Betito et al. 2021). Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. Download the article here.
  • Patterns of Antimicrobial Use in Hospitalized Children: A Repeated Point Prevalence Survey From Pakistan (Arif et al. 2021). Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Download the article here.
  • Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on antimicrobial prevalence and prescribing in a tertiary hospital in Singapore (Tat Ming Ng et al. 2021). Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. Download the article here.
  • Point-prevalence surveys of antimicrobial consumption and resistance at a paediatric and an adult tertiary referral hospital in Yangon, Myanmar (Thandar Oo et al. 2021). Infection prevention in Practice. Download the article here.

Global

  • Assessing the impact of the Global Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance (Global-PPS) on hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes: results of a worldwide survey (Pauwels et al. 2021). Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. Download the article here.
  • A point prevalence survey to assess antibiotic prescribing in patients hospitalized with confirmed and suspected coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Hoon Tan et al. 2021). Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance Download the article here.
  • Hospital antibiotic prescribing patterns in adult patients according to the WHO Access, Watch and Reserve classification (AWaRe): results from a worldwide point prevalence survey in 69 countries (Pauwels et al. 2021). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.  Download the article here.
  • Variation in Target Attainment of Beta-Lactam Antibiotic Dosing Between International Pediatric Formularies (Gastine et al. 2021). Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Download the article here.

Europe

  • Longitudinal Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Consumption in Russian Hospitals (Rachina et al. 2020). Antibiotics (Basel). Download the article here.
  • Results of the 2017 Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS in Belgian acute care hospitals (Vandael et al. 2020). Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. Download the article here.

Africa

  • Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Prescribing in a Nigerian Hospital: Findings and Implications on Antimicrobial Resistance (A. Fowotade et al. 2020). West African Journal of Medicine. Download the article here.
  • Antimicrobial point prevalence surveys in two Ghanaian hospitals: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship (Afriyie et al. 2020). JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance. Download the article here.
  • Rational use of Antibiotics-A Point Prevalence Survey Carried out in a tertiary Hospital in South-South Nigeria (Okechukwu et al. 2020). International Journal of Tropical Disease end Health. Download the article here.
  • Antibiotic use among surgical inpatients in Nigeria: a case for a standardized protocol for presumptive antimicrobial therapy (Nnadozie et al. 2020). Infection Prevention in Practice. Download the article here.

Asia

  • Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Jordan: Results of an Internet-Based Global Point Prevalence Survey (Hammour et al. 2020). Antibiotics (Basel). Download the article here.
  • A point prevalence survey in Baghdad teaching hospital for antimicrobial prescribing pattern (Kurmanji et al. 2020). International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Download the article here.
  • A multicentre point prevalence survey of hospital antibiotic prescribing and quality indices in the Kurdistan regional government of Northern Iraq: the need for urgent action (Kurdi et al. 2020). Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy. Download the article here.

North America

  • The 2017 Global-PPS in Canadian hospitals (Frenette et al. 2020). Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. Download the article.

South America

  • Global point prevalence survey of antimicrobial consumption in Brazilian hospitals (Porto et al. 2020). Journal of Hospital Infection. Download the article here.
  • Point Prevalence Surveys and Customized Interventions Are Good Strategies to Improve Antimicrobial Use: The Brazilian Experience (Porto et al. 2020). Cambridge University Press. Download the article here.

Global

  • Point prevalence surveys of antimicrobial use: a systematic review and the implications (Saleem et al. 2020). Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy. Download the article here.
  • Evidence of Dose Variability and Dosing Below the FDA and EMA Recommendations for Intravenous Colistin (Polymyxin E) Use in Children and Neonates (Chin et al. 2020). The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  Download the article here.

Europe

  • The Global Point Prevalence Survey (PPS) of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance among hospitalized children in Georgia (Korinteli et al. 2019). Georgian Med News. Download the article here.

Africa

  • Download the article here: Saleem et al., Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 2019 Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial prescription in a tertiary hospital in South East Nigeria: A call for improved antibiotic stewardship (Umeokonkwo et al. 2019). Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance.  Download the article here.

South America

  • Global point prevalence survey of antimicrobial consumption in Brazilian hospitals (Porto et al. 2019). Journal of Hospital Infections. Download the article here.

Asia

  • A multicenter point prevalence survey of antibiotic use in Punjab, Pakistan: findings and implications (Saleem et al. 2019). Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy.  Download the article here.
  • Variations In Antibiotic Use Across India – Multicentre Study Through Global Point Prevalence Survey (Singh et al. 2019). Journal of Hospital Infection. Download the article here.

Global

  • Use of the WHO AWaRE classification of hospital antibiotic use in paediatric survey data from 56 countries (Hsia et al. 2019). The Lancet Global Health. Download the article here.
  • Global Divergence From World Health Organization Treatment Guidelines for Neonatal and Pediatric Sepsis (Jackson et al. 2019). The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Download the article here.

Europe

  • Longitudinal PPS results of antibacterial use in Northern Ireland using ESAC-PPS data (years 2009, 2011) and Global-PPS data (year 2015) (Al-Taani et al. 2018). Epidemiology and Infection. Download the article here.
  • Comparative Global-PPS on antimicrobial consumption in Northern Ireland and Jordan (Elhajji et al. 2018). BMC Health Services Research. Download the article here.

Africa

  • 2015 Global-PPS in 4 Nigerian tertiary care hospitals (Oduyebo et al. 2018). Annals of Tropical Pathology. Download the article here.

Asia

  • Global-PPS of antibiotic use in 26 Saudi hospitals (Al Matar et al. 2018). Journal of Infection and Public Health. Download the article here.

Global

  • Overall 2015 Global-PPS results on antibiotic prescribing and resistance in adults in the Lancet Global Health (Versporten et al. 2018) The Lancet Global Health.

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  • Overall 2015 Global-PPS results on the difference of quality of prescribing between antibacterials and antifungals (Yusuf et al. 2017). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Download the article here.