A risk for returned travellers: the “post-antibiotic era”

Subhash C Arya and Nirmala Agarwal
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb04162.x
Published online: 3 January 2011

To the Editor: We share the concern of Fernando and colleagues about the recent emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria via travellers returning to Australia and the resulting reduction of therapeutic options for such patients, who may have entered a “post-antibiotic era”.1

  • Subhash C Arya
  • Nirmala Agarwal

  • Sant Parmanand Hospital, Delhi, India.



We gratefully acknowledge the technical assistance of Ms Kamini Singh and Ms Geetha Murali.


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