Acute Communicable
Disease Control

 
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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856
Email:acdc2@ph.lacounty.gov

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Acute Communicable Disease Control
Reassess Antibiotics at 48 Hours:

Poster (Single-sided, English 15x24)
This poster reminds clinicians to perform a review of antibiotics 48 hours after antibiotics are initiated, and to ask themselves some key questions. At this time, staff should reassess the continuing need and choice of antibiotics, using clinical and laboratory data (including culture results and local antibiograms) as they become available. 

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Treat True Infections, Not Colonization:

Poster (Single-sided, English 15x24)
This poster serves as a reminder for clinicians to accurately interpret culture results. Clinical criteria and additional laboratory data can help distinguish infection from colonization.
 


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Antibiotics Arent Always the Answer:

Poster (Double-sided English/Spanish 15x24) This poster aims to help healthcare providers remember when antibiotics arent necessary, and to provide them with a reference to help explain to patients why they do not need an antibiotic prescription. 

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