Utilization of the Antibiogram in Clinical Practice


Contributing Editors

Comprehensive scientific content in this educational resource and its application in clinical practice have been made possible by Contributing Editors who share

  • Passion for appropriate therapy as a means to improve healthcare efficiency
  • Belief that accurate generation and interpretation of the hospital antibiogram is a means to achieve appropriate empiric antimicrobial therapy
Contributing Editors are
  • Reviewers for peer-reviewed journals: American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Infectious Diseases, and Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
  • Members of several professional organizations on the forefront of advocating appropriate management of infectious diseases: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, American Society of Microbiology, and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  • Authors of seminal papers and guidelines
Janet F. Hindler, MCLS, MT (ASCP)
Janet F. Hindler, MCLS, MT (ASCP)
Senior Specialist, Clinical Microbiology
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Robert P. Rapp, PharmD, FCCP
Robert P. Rapp, PharmD, FCCP
Professor of Pharmacy Emeritus, College of Pharmacy
Professor of Surgery Emeritus, College of Medicine
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky

George G. Zhanel, PharmD, PhD
George G. Zhanel, PharmD, PhD
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Faculty of Medicine
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada