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Johns Hopkins ABX Guide

The Latest Information on Antibiotics

The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide is a comprehensive web and mobile resource that delivers up-to-date, authoritative information on infectious diseases, drugs, and pathogens written by the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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The official Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide from Johns Hopkins Medicine features frequently updated, authoritative, evidence-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help you make decisions at the point of care. This comprehensive web and mobile resource organize 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 the 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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  • Monthly updates
  • Hundreds of brand name and generic drug listings
  • Diagnosis, Pathogen, Management, and Vaccine Indices
  • Evidence-based recommendations
  • Expert comments and analysis
  • A 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



Editor In Chief: Paul G. Auwaerter, MD

Editor Emeritus:John G. Bartlett, MD

Pharmacology Editors:

  • Kathryn Dzintars, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
  • Edina Avdic, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, AQ-ID
  • Fidelia Bernice, PharmD
  • Christin Kilcrease, PharmD, AAHIVP

Pediatric Pharmacology Editors:

  • Bethany Sharpless Chalk, PharmD, BCPPS
  • Lisa Hutchins, PharmD, BCPPS
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