Antimicrobial resistance: A global emerging threat to public health systems

  title={Antimicrobial resistance: A global emerging threat to public health systems},
  author={M. Ferri and Elena Ranucci and P. Romagnoli and V. Giaccone},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  pages={2857 - 2876}
  • M. Ferri, Elena Ranucci, +1 author V. Giaccone
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
  • ABSTRACT Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) became in the last two decades a global threat to public health systems in the world. Since the antibiotic era, with the discovery of the first antibiotics that provided consistent health benefits to human medicine, the misuse and abuse of antimicrobials in veterinary and human medicine have accelerated the growing worldwide phenomenon of AMR. This article presents an extensive overview of the epidemiology of AMR, with a focus on the link between food… CONTINUE READING
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