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Microbial resistance movements: an overview of global public health threats posed by antimicrobial resistance, and how best to counter

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Antibiotics changed medical practice by significantly decreasing the morbidity and mortality associated with bacterial infection. However, infectious diseases remain the leading cause of death in the world. There is global concern about the rise in antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which affects both developed and developing countries. AMR is a public health challenge with extensive health, economic, and societal implications. This paper sets AMR in context, starting with the history of antibio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fpubh.2020.535668

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Frontiers Media
Journal:
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Volume:
8
Article number:
535668
Place of publication:
Switzerland
Publication date:
2020-11-04
Acceptance date:
2020-08-14
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EISSN:
2296-2565
Pmid:
33251170
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1147141
Local pid:
pubs:1147141
Deposit date:
2021-07-30

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