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Suitable utilisation of antibiotics to avoid the appearance of drug-resistant bacteria

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: LINDSAY, Jodi (University of London, UK)
  • Abstract:

    Increasing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major threat to modern medicine.  The most problematic AMR pathogens are commensal bacteria that normally live in the human gut or on skin.  Exposure of patients to antimicrobials selects for resistance in these colonising organisms, increasing the risk that subsequent infection will be caused by


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Last update 4 October 2019

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