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Antimicrobial resistance has been representing a threat to the successful treatment of infections in China. The increasing prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is closely related to inappropriate and therefore excessive use of antimicrobial agents, which wastes limited health resources, brings a substantial financial burden and poor outcomes for individuals. We review the current situation with regards to use of and resistance to antibiotics, and analyze the challenges as well as future paths to reduce AMR in China.
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Author(s): Jing Sun, Peter Hawkey
Antibiotic, Antimicrobial, Containment of resistance, AMR, Appropriate use, Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacy