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Michael Møller’s blog on the use of antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance

Michael Møller, Director General of United Nations Office at Geneva, has written a very informative and interesting review on the use of antibiotics and the antimicrobial resistance. The blog article is called Is Antimicrobial Resistance On Your Radar Yet? and it’s published in The Huffington Post June 13, 2016.

Møller writes that when discovered antibiotics revolutionized medicine. “Since the 70s very few new antibiotics have been discovered and drug resistance has been spreading to a point that approximately 70 per cent of known bacteria have developed some sort of antibiotic resistance.” “There are now bacteria that are resistant to all known antibiotics.“ He points out that the only way to deal with the antimicrobial resistance is through a global effort.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-moller-/is-antimicrobial-resistan_b_10442064.html

Reference:
Michael Møller, Is Antimicrobial Resistance On Your Radar Yet? The Huffington Post 13.6.2016. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-moller-/is-antimicrobial-resistan_b_10442064.html

 

QuikRead go CRP

Test before prescribing

QuikRead go CRP is a fast and simple rapid test for quantitative determination of C-reactive protein (CRP) in whole blood, serum and plasma with the QuikRead go instrument. The test gives reliable results within minutes and speeds up the path to the right diagnosis. Accurate measurement of C-reactive protein (CRP) can be critical in the clinical management of a patient with symptoms of infection. Read more: QuikRead go CRP and QuikRead go CRP+Hb

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