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World Health Organization Report: Current Crisis of Antibiotic Resistance

Abstract : Antibiotic resistance is the most challenging clinical and public health problem. Despite of living in the era of novel technologies in biomedical research, many of untreatable infectious diseases are ranked as the main causes of human death worldwide. Increased antibiotic use in human and use in animal production are the two major causes of emergence of resistant bacteria in hospitals, human communities, and also animal farms. Current body of evidences is indicating that major factors that led to existing crisis on antibiotics worldwide are poor educational programs on hygiene and health, inappropriate prescription in addition to the overprescription in clinical settings (mainly in developing countries with easier access to the antibiotics) and lack of accurate diagnostic tools in laboratories in order to control the emergence of antibiotics against widely used drugs in community. It sounds using the antibodies against problematic bacteria in farms has more benefits than treating them with susceptible antibiotics. As best strategy, we pointed that the crisis of antibiotic resistance may be solved when all contributors be acknowledged to their responsibilities and duties to minimize this global problem threatening the human health. China and the USA as the two main antibiotics user in industrial scale should have taken new policy in meat industry. Currently, antibiotic resistance presents a growing health threat worldwide being the cause of many nosocomial and often deadly infections.
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Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Albert Rizvanov, Thomas Haertlé, Nataliya Blatt. World Health Organization Report: Current Crisis of Antibiotic Resistance. BioNanoScience, Springer, 2019, 9 (4), pp.778-788. ⟨10.1007/s12668-019-00658-4⟩. ⟨hal-02973688⟩



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