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Counterfeit anti-infective drugs.

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The production of counterfeit or substandard anti-infective drugs is a widespread and under-recognised problem that contributes to morbidity, mortality, and drug resistance, and leads to spurious reporting of resistance and toxicity and loss of confidence in health-care systems. Counterfeit drugs particularly affect the most disadvantaged people in poor countries. Although advances in forensic chemical analysis and simple field tests will enhance drug quality monitoring, improved access to in...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
6
Issue:
9
Pages:
602-613
Publication date:
2006-09-01
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Source identifiers:
13586
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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