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Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates from community acquired infections in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asian low and middle income countries

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Objective Antimicrobial resistance has arisen across the globe in both nosocomial and community settings as a consequence of widespread antibiotic consumption. Poor availability of laboratory diagnosis means that resistance frequently goes unrecognised and may only be detected as clinical treatment failure. In this review, we provide an overview of the reported susceptibility of common community acquired bacterial pathogens in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to the antibiotics that are most widel...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health
Volume:
16
Issue:
9
Pages:
1167-1179
Publication date:
2011-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:8e20f4ae-c76d-429d-9996-a768fc862e32
Source identifiers:
172530
Local pid:
pubs:172530

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