This study proposes to use data prior to and after enactment of SB27 in a natural experiment to test the hypothesis that reductions in antimicrobial drug use in livestock production will be related to reductions in antimicrobial resistance of E. coli isolated from retail chicken meat and human urinary tract infection cases.
PI is Sara Y. Tartof, Ph.D., MPH, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Department of Research & Evaluation. Dr. Pressman is Site PI/Co-Investigator.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Effect of Therapeutic Class on Generic Drug Substitutions
Investigator: External PI, Principal Investigator