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What is Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)?

  Feb 24, 2022

What is Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)?

Q What is the context  ?

A The Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) report published in The Lancet provides the most comprehensive estimate of the global impact of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) so far.

Q What is AMR?

Q How does it occur?

Q What did the GRAM report find?

The six leading pathogens for deaths associated with resistance were:

  1. Escherichia coli (E. Coli)
  2. Staphylococcus aureus
  3. Klebsiella pneumonia
  4. Streptococcus pneumonia
  5. Acinetobacter baumannii
  6. Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Q What are the implications of this study?

Q What can be Way forward ?