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Table 1 Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria Applied [25]

From: Estimating the burden of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic literature review

Criteria Inclusion Exclusion
Population Humans Animals only
All ages Plants only
All sexes  
Infection with antimicrobial resistant organism (or similar such as Extended Spectrum Beta-lactamase producing organisms). This includes future predictions of related infected populations, such as in the case of a “post-antibiotic” era  
Outcomes Associated health burden, including mortality and morbidity Health-Related Quality of Life only
Associated healthcare cost burden, including resource use and opportunity cost Molecular biology only
Economic burden, including loss of productivity Epidemiology only
Burden from not being able to use antibiotics in ways previously or currently used in healthcare, including reduced surgery or chemotherapy Outcomes associated with the evaluation of an intervention only
Study design Case–control studies Editorials
Cohort studies Letters
Cross–sectional studies Case series reports
Longitudinal studies Conference reports
Randomised controlled trials Evaluations of interventions
Modelling studies Reviews
Economic Evaluations