Antimicrobial resistance: global problems need global solutions

Susan Maddocks
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (5): 241. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.c0318

Much has been written about antimicrobial resistance and the measures we must take to prevent an era in which infections become untreatable. Despite these longstanding concerns, there has been a steady rise in antimicrobial resistance globally, threatening the effectiveness of increasing numbers of antimicrobial classes against broadening species of microorganisms.

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  • Susan Maddocks

  • Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, NSW.


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