AMR and diagnostics: pointing the way to better infection control

AMR and diagnostics: pointing the way to better infection control

AMR has a long history: evidence of antibiotic resistance genes dates back to 10,000 and 2 billion years ago as a response to natural antibiotics. Giving pharmacists a bigger role and improving diagnostics are some of the ways we can reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics.

What changed over the years that made it one of the biggest threats of the 21st century? How can diagnostics processes and pharmacists help solve the problem?

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