Antibiotic Use Among Infants Admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Units

JAMA Pediatr. 2023 Dec 1;177(12):1354-1356. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.3664.
No abstract available

Plain language summary

This cross-sectional study examines antibiotic exposure, days of therapy, types of antibiotics, and changes in use patterns among newborns in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) across the US from 2009 to 2021.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents* / therapeutic use
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal*
  • Risk Factors


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents