Antimicrobial Stewardship

The Antimicrobial Stewardship Team (AST) at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is made up of dedicated Infectious Diseases (ID) physician consultants and ID pharmacists working towards improving the appropriateness of antibiotic usage within the hospital.

About us
Treatment guidelines
Treatment guidelines
Prophylaxis guidelines
Renal Insufficiency & Dialysis - Drug dosing reccomendations
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding - Safe use of anti-infective agents
Common pathogens
Penicillin allergy and the use of beta-lactam antibiotics
Hospital Policies
COVID treatment.


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions and/or suggestions related to the Antimicrobial Stewardship site: 

Dr. Philip Lam

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