Antibiotic resistance is a global problem and the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that for tuberculosis alone, multi-drug resistance accounts for more than 150,000 deaths every year.
What does AR stand for?
AR stands for Antibiotic Resistance
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- Annual Rate
- Annual Report
- Annual Return
- Annual Reviews
- Anomaly Report
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95 Hardcover TD196 Researchers in environmental, biological, and medical sciences explore the spread of antibiotic resistance in the environment due to exposure of non-target microorganisms to antibiotics because of human activities.
The UK has seen rates of antibiotic resistance rise in recent years.
Previous tests of antibiotic resistance in human gut bacteria have looked only at bacteria that grow well in a laboratory.
Simple modifications in agricultural practices can help diminish the spread of antibiotic resistance genes--a major health concern--in manure, a Colorado State University researcher has found.
To determine the extent to which such antibiotic resistance markers were present in migratory Canada geese (Branta canadensis) on the Maryland Eastern shore, we isolated Enterococcus sp and Escherichia coli from fresh feces and examined the antibiotic resistance profiles of these bacteria.