All presenters at the workshop have reviewed and approved their respective sections of this report for accuracy. In addition, this workshop summary has been reviewed in draft form by independent reviewers chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council's Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in making the published workshop summary as sound as possible and to ensure that the workshop summary meets institutional standards. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.

The Forum and IOM thank the following individuals for their participation in the review process:

  • Steven Brickner, Pfizer, Inc., Groton, Connecticut
  • Keith Klugman, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia
  • David Ofori-Adjei, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
  • Clyde Thornsberry, Focus Technologies, Inc., Franklin, Tennessee
  • Mary Wilson, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Kathleen Young, Alliance for Prudent Use of Antibiotics, Boston, Massachusetts

The review of this report was overseen by Melvin Worth, M.D., Scholar-in-Residence, the National Academies, who was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the editors and individual authors.