Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (KA 4199/1-1)
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Received: 28 September 2018
Accepted: 25 July 2019
First Online: 1 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All data was anonymized in accordance with German data protection law prior to being handed over to the researchers, so patient consent was not required. Collection and use of the patient data in this manner for the project this manuscript is a product of (towards a full picture of the costs of antimicrobial resistance—a first attempt to quantify the hidden cost of inhospital adjustment reactions in a changing environment of resistance) was approved by the Ethics Commission of the Medical Centre-University of Freiburg (ExternalRef removed) on June 30th, 2014 under decision number 305/14.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.