Antimicrobial Resistance in Ocular Bacteria
Every year a significant number of people die due to drug-resistant infectious diseases. Several countries have put together efforts to overcome antimicrobial resistance so as to overcome the loss of human life and the accompanying economic burden. The human ocular surface has a paucibacterial microbiome, and several ocular bacteria have acquired resistance to different classes of antibiotics. This chapter is to understand antimicrobial resistance in ocular bacteria with reference to their identity, the drugs to which they are resistant to and strategies to overcome resistance.
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