Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat: Proceedings of a Workshop

Rapporteurs: Ceci Mundaca-Shah, V. Ayano Ogawa, and Anna Nicholson
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Global Health; Forum on Microbial Threats, 2017

173 pp. 3.2 MB
https://download.nap.edu/cart/download.cgi?record_id=24914

As of 2017, the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance continues unabated around the world, leaving devastating health and economic outcomes in its wake. Those consequences will multiply if collaborative global action is not taken to address the spread of resistance. Major drivers of antimicrobial resistance in humans have been accelerated by inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing in health care practices; the inappropriate use of antimicrobials in livestock; and the promulgation of antibiotic resistance genes in the environment.

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