Professor Christopher Thomas, professor of molecular genetics at the University of Birmingham, said: "Any reassessment of antimicrobial resistance that results in it being increased as a public health priority will help us not only enforce the immediate actions that can prevent the spread of resistance but also invest in research into new ways to combat the threat it poses.
What does AR stand for?
AR stands for Antimicrobial Resistance
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- Annual Report
- Annual Return
- Annual Reviews
- Anomaly Report
- Antibiotic Resistance
Samples in periodicals archive:
The reason why we develop the system is that the antimicrobial resistance is increasing on a global level, not just a local problem," Dr Thomsen told Khaleej Times on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi Medical Congress (ADMC) on Sunday where he presented the surveillance findings.
In this pilot study, the prevalence and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli cultured from wild herring gull (Larus argentatus) feces and human wastewater at Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, was compared.
He said that antimicrobial resistance is not a new problem but one that is becoming more dangerous; urgent and consolidated efforts are needed to avoid regressing to the pre-antibiotic era.
WHD 2011 will focus on antimicrobial resistance and its global spread and the year's theme is: 'Antimicrobial resistance: no action today no cure tomorrow'.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has okayed four new contracts for large clinical trials designed to address the problem of antimicrobial resistance.
6 QR177 The grave threat to world health of the rampant occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals and other facilities is examined in this authoritative collection of ten articles.