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  • GAO: FDA Enforcement of Up-To-Date Information on Antibiotic Drug Labels Lacking

    An investigation by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) "has not taken sufficient steps to ensure that antibiotic labels contain up-to-date breakpoints." Breakpoints are the "concentrations at which bacteria are categorized as susceptible to an antibiotic," and are used to ensure that adequate doses are administered. Inadequate doses of an antibiotic can lead to increased rates of antibiotic-resistant s...