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Drug resistance, more technically known as antimicrobial
resistance, is a growing concern among health
professionals and others around the world.
This site is designed to provide both general and technical information about
It includes definitions and explanations, tips for preventing the spread of antimicrobial
resistance, and general tips for reducing the spread of contagious (infectious) diseases.
There are also links to related Web sites.
In addition, the site includes clinical guidelines, surveillance data, scientific
publications, and internal and external links for more in-depth information.
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