Current scenario of antibiotic resistance and latest strategies to overcome it

Megha, Mohankumar J.
July 2014
Indian Journal of Community Health;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p218
Academic Journal
Antibiotic resistance in microorganisms has become a critical health issue these days and has evolved to become a worldwide health threat. Over a decade, the resistance level of bacteria has increased many folds due to various factors, accounting to the added pressure on the environmental resistome. Infections that are resistant to these antibiotics show potentially devastating effects on public health, often affecting developing countries. This review focuses on the present scenario of antibiotic resistance and enlists some of the strategies to combat this global community threat.


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