Antimicrobial Resistance, from bench-to-publicside

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https://doi.org/10.54034/mic.e1182

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public health, antibiotic resistance, education, infectious diseases

Abstract

Antibiotic resistance is a growing worldwide problem, which challenge current therapeutic approaches. Several predictions alerts about millions of deaths by 2050, with additional enormous economical losses, related to the increasing loss of activity of antibiotics. A rationale use of antibiotics is essential to fight antibiotic resistance, but all actions, decisions and policies focused to limit the antibiotic uses to those strictly necessaries need for the support of the society. Raising public awareness is the only way to be successful in this endeavor.

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2021-08-31

How to Cite

Ruiz, J. (2021). Antimicrobial Resistance, from bench-to-publicside. Microbes, Infection and Chemotherapy, 1, e1182. https://doi.org/10.54034/mic.e1182

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