Antimicrobial Resistance in the Americas: Magnitude and Containment of the Problem

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Pan American Health Org, 2001 - Anti-infective agents - 269 pages
This book makes a valuable contribution to the surveillance of resistance to antibiotics. The text offers noteworthy articles grouped under two major categories: monitoring bacterial resistance to antimicrobial drugs and factors determining the use of antimicrobials. The goal of this work is to increase awareness of the problem to promote surveillance activities and to find the best ways to apply preventive measures so that antibiotics are used judiciously with both humans and animals.
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
8
Section 3
12
Section 4
24
Section 5
27
Section 6
39
Section 7
54
Section 8
74
Section 20
141
Section 21
149
Section 22
158
Section 23
163
Section 24
168
Section 25
178
Section 26
187
Section 27
191

Section 9
76
Section 10
78
Section 11
84
Section 12
96
Section 13
100
Section 14
105
Section 15
109
Section 16
112
Section 17
116
Section 18
124
Section 19
135
Section 28
197
Section 29
202
Section 30
211
Section 31
220
Section 32
228
Section 33
234
Section 34
241
Section 35
246
Section 36
258
Section 37
261
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Page 257 - Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and Infectious Diseases Society of America Joint Committee on the Prevention of Antimicrobial Resistance: guidelines for the prevention of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals.

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