Journal of Allergy & Therapy

Journal of Allergy & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6121

Humberto S Machado

Humberto S Machado
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar,
Universidade do Porto, 4099-001 Porto

  • Review Article
    Evolution of Antimicrobial Resistance in Europe: A Factual Review
    Author(s): Marisa Eterna da Costa and Humberto S MachadoMarisa Eterna da Costa and Humberto S Machado

    Introduction and Objectives: The objective of this study was to conduct a review from the literature of the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, the spread of bacteria, their mutations, and policy strategies for the prevention and control of bacterial infections in Europe. Materials and methods: A bibliographic survey was conducted for 2001 to 2016 on the Medline, Lilacs, Scielo, and Google Scholar databases; WHO reports-World Health Organization, ECDC - European Center for Disease Prevention and Control; SNS-National Health Service-Portuguese Republic and basic technical literature books. Searches were conducted in the Portuguese and English language. Results: Resistance to antibiotics has been a worldwide public health problem. The European continent has suffered from the spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6121.1000250

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