Children's views of microbes: current beliefs about bacteria in Italian grade school children.

@article{Milandri2004ChildrensVO,
  title={Children's views of microbes: current beliefs about bacteria in Italian grade school children.},
  author={Milena Milandri},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={1077-80}
}
INTRODUCTION The misuse of antibacterials and the consequent emergence of resistance indicate that enhanced awareness is required among clinicians, patients and the general population of the collaborative roles of the bacterial ecosystem in health preservation. The objective of this work is to assess school students' knowledge and perception of microbes. METHODS In preparation for a meeting of health professionals concerning antimicrobial policies, a questionnaire for administration to… CONTINUE READING