TITLE

Antimicrobial resistance: No action today, no cure tomorrow

AUTHOR(S)
Sharma, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author addresses the global spread of antimicrobial resistance. The author stresses that the growth of infections cuased by multi-drug resistance organisms risks jeopardizing health security and threatens the continued effectiveness of antimicrobials. The author also provides an overview of the World Health Day, 2011, whose theme was declared by World Health Organization (WHO) as antimicrobial resistance, and which provides an opportunity to contain the spread of resistance.
ACCESSION #
61346941

 

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