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Antimicrobial resistance control strategies: a coordinated research initiative experience in the Asia Pacific region
The objective was to gather information on the status of antimicrobial surveillance in the Asia Pacific region and suggest control strategies. Twenty-one economies of the Asia Pacific region participated in this initiative. ...
In situ antimicrobial behavior of materials with copper-based additives in a hospital environment
(Elsevier B.V., 2018)
© 2018 Elsevier B.V. and International Society of Chemotherapy Copper and its alloys are effective antimicrobial surface materials in the laboratory and in clinical trials. Copper has been used in the healthcare setting ...
Use of parenteral antimicrobials in very small hospitals in inner Brazil: patterns, determinants, and opportunities for interventions in developing countries
Much of healthcare in developing countries takes place in small hospitals. Little is known about the use of antimicrobials in those settings. We studied the 60-day use of parenteral antimicrobials in 48 hospitals with up ...
Ability of Latin America laboratories to detect antimicrobial resistance patterns: experience of the SENTRY antimicrobial surveillance program (1997-2000)
(Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, 2003-10-01)
The accuracy of antimicrobial susceptibility tests is a crucial step for the clinical management of patients with serious infections. They must be reliable and precise because they will guide antimicrobial therapy. Our ...
Antimicrobial Polymers with Metal Nanoparticles
Metals, such as copper and silver, can be extremely toxic to bacteria at exceptionally low concentrations. Because of this biocidal activity, metals have been widely used as antimicrobial agents in a multitude of ...
The use of antimicrobial agents in broiler chickens
Abstract: Antimicrobial agents are essential tools for treating and controlling bacterial infections in poultry production. Veterinarians have a huge responsibility when using antimicrobials in poultry producing meat and ...
Antimicrobial susceptibility in Chile 2012 Susceptibilidad antimicrobiana en Chile 2012
(Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia, 2014)
Bacteria antimicrobial resistance is an uncontrolled public health problem that progressively increases its magnitude and complexity. The Grupo Colaborativo de Resistencia, formed by a join of experts that represent 39 ...
Production of antimicrobial substances, by hospital bacteria, active against othermicro-organisms
(The Hospital Infection Society, 2007)
LDPE/EVA Composites for Antimicrobial Properties
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012-01-01)
Composites with antimicrobial activity are of great interest nowadays and the development of titanium dioxide with these functional properties presents interest in academic and industrial sectors.An approach to develop PE ...