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Antimicrobial resistance among children in sub-Saharan Africa

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Antimicrobial resistance is an important threat to international health. Therapeutic guidelines for empirical treatment of common life-threatening infections depend on available information regarding microbial aetiology and antimicrobial susceptibility, but sub-Saharan Africa lacks diagnostic capacity and antimicrobial resistance surveillance. We systematically reviewed studies of antimicrobial resistance among children in sub-Saharan Africa since 2005. 18 of 1075 articles reviewed met inclus...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30467-X

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Nuffield College
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General Sir John Monash Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
e33-e44
Publication date:
2017-10-09
Acceptance date:
2017-07-20
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pubs id:
pubs:709000
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uri:70e31a48-108d-4587-b504-bdb8960f22ab
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uuid:70e31a48-108d-4587-b504-bdb8960f22ab
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pubs:709000

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