Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
AMR develops when bacteria, fungi or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections may persist. In addition, medical interventions including surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell therapy may become impossible.
AMR is considered the biggest global threat of Health and Food Safety.
For Healthcare professionals who wish to prevent Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities.
AMR Insights is for:
- Medical Microbiologists, Infectiologists and other specialists
- General Practitioners, Pharmacists
- Infection Prevention Experts and nurses
- Medical Docters and Caretakers in nursing homes
- Managers and Labtechnicians of Microbiological Laboratories.
10 July 2019
Excess Antibiotic Treatment Duration and Adverse Events in Patients Hospitalized With Pneumonia: A Multihospital Cohort Study
Patients hospitalized with pneumonia often receive excess antibiotic therapy. Excess antibiotic treatment was associated with patient-reported adverse events. Future interventions should focus on whether reducing excess treatment and improving documentation at discharge improves outcomesRead more...
08 July 2019
Personal clinical history predicts antibiotic resistance of urinary tract infections
The clinical application of algorithms may help improve the effectiveness of antimicrobial treatments.Read more...
06 July 2019
THESE SUPERBUG-FIGHTING VIRUSES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK
A broad-spectrum look at the future of phagesRead more...
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