Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the AFHSC-GEIS network

  title={Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the AFHSC-GEIS network},
  author={William Meyer and Julie A. Pavlin and Duane R. Hospenthal and Clinton K. Murray and Kurt H Jerke and Anthony W. Hawksworth and David Metzgar and Todd E. Myers and Douglas Walsh and Max Wu and Rosa Ergas and Uzo Chukwuma and Steven Tobias and John D. Klena and Isabelle A Nakhla and Maha Talaat and Ryan C Maves and Michael W Ellis and Glenn W. Wortmann and David L. Blazes and Luther E. Lindler},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={S8 - S8}
International infectious disease surveillance has been conducted by the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DoD) for many years and has been consolidated within the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Division of Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (AFHSC-GEIS) since 1998. This includes activities that monitor the presence of antimicrobial resistance among pathogens. AFHSC-GEIS partners work within DoD military treatment facilities and collaborate with host… 
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