- About Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
Information about what antibiotic resistance is, diseases and infections commonly associated with antimicrobial resistance, and a fact sheet about antibiotic resistance in Minnesota.
- HAIs and Antibiotic Resistance in Minnesota: Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about how healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance are connected, and surveillance programs Minnesota uses to measure HAIs and antibiotic resistance in the state.
Antibiotic Resistance Information for Health Professionals
- Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP)
About creating a ASP in your facility, including guidelines for acute care and a toolkit long term care.
- Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Selected Pathogens (Antibiogram)
Also known as the antibiogram, includes a compilation of antimicrobial susceptibilities of selected pathogens that have been submitted to the MDH Public Health Laboratory.
The way we use antibiotics today
or in one patient
directly impacts how effective they will be tomorrow
or in another patient;
antibiotics are a shared resource.
Preserving effective antibiotic treatments requires all of us to do our part.