Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Perspective

  • Stuart B. Levy
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 390)

Abstract

Antimicrobial resistance is of concern to many of us. However, despite a call for action, we ofttimes seem to be speaking to the wind. As the problem advances, we wonder when and how medical and public health measures will deal with it. Resistance is not local or national, it is international. It is not just in one hospital or community, but in hospitals and communities worldwide. Therefore, if we are going to curtail the problem we have to approach it on a global scale.

Keywords

Antibiotic Resistance Multidrug Resistance Antimicrobial Resistance Streptococcus Pneumoniae Resistant Bacterium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart B. Levy
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  1. 1.Center For Adaptation Genetics and Drug ResistanceTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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