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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Antimicrobial resistant: A glance on emergence, spread and combat

Author(s):

Anukampa Kadwalia, Bhoomika, Palvi Thakur, Vivekanandhan R, Sudhir Jaiswal, Pankaj Kumar Patel and Bhawana Rani

Abstract:
The discovery of antibiotic in middle of nineteenth century was revolutionized era for mankind suffering. Antibiotic was considered as magic bullet for untreatable infection after its use in therapeutic purpose. Lamentably, the use or rather the indiscriminate use of antibiotics has been accompanied by the rapid emergence of antibiotic resistance. The antibiotic resistance in hospital settings has become a inevitable and even become major problem for treatable infection. Leading outcome of antibiotic resistance in public health are morbidity, mortality, substantial economic loss. Beside use of alternate therapy antibiotic resistance can be managed by many ways; proper hygienic policy, rational use of antibiotics in hospitals or antibiotic stewardship, public health awareness, globally collaborative action plan.

Pages: 995-998  |  3275 Views  294 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Anukampa Kadwalia, Bhoomika, Palvi Thakur, Vivekanandhan R, Sudhir Jaiswal, Pankaj Kumar Patel and Bhawana Rani. Antimicrobial resistant: A glance on emergence, spread and combat. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):995-998.

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