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Antimicrobial resistance: the major contribution of poor governance and corruption to this growing problem

Collignon, Peter; Athukorala, Prema-chandra; Senanayake, Sanjaya; Khan, Fahad


OBJECTIVES: To determine how important governmental, social, and economic factors are in driving antibiotic resistance compared to the factors usually considered the main driving factors-antibiotic usage and levels of economic development. DESIGN: A retrospective multivariate analysis of the variation of antibiotic resistance in Europe in terms of human antibiotic usage, private health care expenditure, tertiary education, the level of economic advancement (per capita GDP), and quality of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-03-18
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116746


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