Antibiotic resistance: what is the impact of agricultural uses of antibiotics on children's health?

@article{Shea2003AntibioticRW,
  title={Antibiotic resistance: what is the impact of agricultural uses of antibiotics on children's health?},
  author={Katherine Marie Shea},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={112 1 Pt 2},
  pages={
          253-8
        }
}
  • K. Shea
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Antimicrobial resistance has reached crisis stage in human medicine. The rapid acceleration of multidrug-resistant bacteria in the past 2 decades has overtaken new drug development, and patients and clinicians are faced with the prospect of untreatable infections. Although much of the problem stems from overuse and misuse of antimicrobial agents in human medicine, large-scale use of antimicrobials in agriculture also contributes to the crisis. Agricultural uses of antibiotics produce… 

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