Antibiotic resistance: a view from the pharmaceutical industry.

  title={Antibiotic resistance: a view from the pharmaceutical industry.},
  author={Renske Bax},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
  • Renske Bax
  • Published 1997 in
    Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
The development of new antibiotics has been successful in significantly reducing morbidity and mortality. With increasing use there has occurred an increase in antibiotic resistance but not a parallel increase in new agents with significantly improved spectrum of activity. Without concerted action from the pharmaceutical industry, physicians, academia, health care providers, and governments, the prospects look gloomy. 


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