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Synonyms for antimicrobial

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms


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Selling unapproved, unscrutinized antibiotics undermines measures in India to control antimicrobial resistance.
Mike Catchpole, ECDCs chief scientist commented on the results: We are concerned to see that Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria in humans show high levels of antimicrobial resistance.
Kenya has developed and approved the National Policy and Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and is building a national surveillance system.
Selling unapproved, un-scrutinised antibiotics undermines measures in India to control antimicrobial resistance.
The growing problem of Antimicrobial Resistance has emerged as major health crises in many countries worldwide including Pakistan.
4 In an effort to hinder antimicrobial resistance several parameters should be targeted including the inappropriate prescriptive practices.
In early 2016, Pfizer was a signatory of the Declaration on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), a global call-to- action drafted and signed by more than 100 companies and 13 trade associations encouraging greater industry and government collaboration to address the issue of antimicrobial resistance.
Research and development initiatives are critical for countering antimicrobial resistance as the pipeline of antibiotics coming to market has slowed over the past several decades, Kieny said at a virtual press conference the day that the list was released.
At present, approximately 700,000 deaths per year are attributed to antimicrobial resistance globally, with an increase to 10 m predicted by 2050 if no action is taken to address this issue.
The Welsh Government's Antimicrobial Resistance Delivery Plan sets out clearly what actions are being taken by NHS Wales and its partners to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
Dr Graham Shortland, medical director at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) and chairman of the All Wales Antimicrobial Resistance Implementation Group, said: "The Welsh Government's Delivery Plan is an important initiative.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them.
It's time to go wild studying antimicrobial resistance, a research team says.
WHO called for urgent collaboration to slow down antimicrobial resistance and avoid a post-antibiotic era-in which minor wounds and injuries could be life-threatening, and treatments longer and more costly, causing economic hardships to families, societies and countries.
KUWAIT, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health is hard at work to face antimicrobial resistance via upgrading relevant policies and protocols, and monitoring as well as continuous awareness and training, a senior official has said.
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