Antimicrobial Resistance Blog

  • Unmet Need – The Imminent Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

    Unmet Need – The Imminent Threat of Antibiotic Resistance"

    September 16, 2019

    Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health that can affect anyone at any age in any country. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently warned that “Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action.” In […]

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  • The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

    The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis"

    September 9, 2019

    The consensus is that Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is caused by overuse of antibiotics that leads to the development of resistance. Bacteria have developed resistance to ALL approved and marketed antibiotics. Natural selection of resistant bacteria (ReAct, March 2019) The AMR challenge has intensified since no new class of antibiotics has been introduced to the market […]

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  • Bacteriophages – A Promising Approach to Tackle Antibacterial Resistance

    Bacteriophages – A Promising Approach to Tackle Antibacterial Resistance"

    September 2, 2019

    As the antibiotic resistance crises worsens and treatment options diminish, there is a pressing need to develop new and alternative antibacterial strategies. Bacteriophages (or phages in short) and bacteriophage-based products have the potential to become a successful alternative to traditional antibiotics. Phages are viruses that infect bacteria, co-existing in every environment where their bacterial host […]

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