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Johns Hopkins ABX Guide

The Latest Information on Antibiotics

The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide is a comprehensive resource that delivers authoritative information on infectious diseases, drugs, and pathogens from the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Monthly content updates allow users to access the most up-to-date content on mobile devices and the web at Hopkinsguides.com.

(regularly $39.95)

1 year subscription - details

Editors: John G. Bartlett, MD; Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA; Paul Pham, PharmD, BCPS


The official Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide from Johns Hopkins Medicine features frequently updated, authoritative, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help you make decisions at the point of care. This comprehensive web and mobile resource organizes details of diagnosis; drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects and interactions; pathogens; management; and vaccines into easily accessible, quick-read entries.

“Johns Hopkins ABX Guide is highest ranked infectious disease App in recent Clinical Infectious Diseases review. Outranks Sanford Guide, Epocrates and Medscape.”

With the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide you can:

  • Choose the correct drug and dosage, then review the risk of potential adverse reactions or interactions.
  • Discover or confirm a diagnosis with details on pathogens and clinical considerations.
  • Access medical literature with reference links within each entry

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Features of Johns Hopkins ABX Guide include:

  • Monthly updates
  • Hundreds of brand name and generic drug listings
  • Diagnosis, Pathogen, Management, and Vaccine Indices
  • Evidence-based recommendations
  • Expert comments and analysis
  • Tabular summary of available drug forms and costs
  • Adverse Reactions and Drug Interactions
  • Personalized favorites
  • Optimized interface for each device platform
  • Web access for one year

System requirements for each supported platform.
iOS devices running iOS v.4.3 or higher (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) Carrier Data Plan or on-device WiFi
Android devices running OS 2.2 or higher Memory cards supported Carrier Data Plan or
on-device WiFi
All Windows Phone devices Carrier Data Plan or
on-device WiFi
BlackBerry device with memory card support running BlackBerry OS 5 or higher Memory card required Carrier Data Plan or on-device WiFi
All major web browsers
(e.g. - Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Smartphones with web access
Minimal Internet connection

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