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Antimicrobial Resistance

Includes online resources such as reports, publications and journal article citations.

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Jul, 2014

Includes CDC’s surveillance data for 2012 for non-typhoidal Salmonella (refers to serotypes not causing typhoid fever), typhoidal Salmonella (serotypes Typhi, Paratyphi A, Paratyphi B [tartrate negative], and Paratyphi C), Shigella, Campylobacter, E. coli O157, and Vibrio species other than V. cholerae. Surveillance data include the number of isolates of each pathogen tested by NARMS and the number and percentage of isolates that were resistant to each of the antimicrobial agents tested.

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May, 2014

Summarizes the progress and the outcomes of the implementation of the 17 recommendations for future collaborations between the US and the EU in three key areas: appropriate therapeutic use of antimicrobial drugs in medical and veterinary communities, prevention of healthcare- and community-associated drug-resistant infections, and strategies for improving the pipeline of new antimicrobial drugs.

World Health Organization.

Apr, 2014

Produced in collaboration with Member States and other partners, provides for the first time, as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current state of surveillance globally.

European Food Safety Authority; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

Mar 25, 2014

Assesses resistance in zoonotic Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates from humans, animals and food, and resistance in indicator Escherichia coli, as well as data on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, in animals and food. This report is a joint collaboration between the EFSA and ECDC with the assistance of EFSA’s contractors, the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) in the United Kingdom and the University of Hasselt in Belgium.

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May, 2013

Provides a listing of projects that the Federal Agencies in the Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance are pursuing or planning to pursue in an effort to respond to the complex and pressing topic of antimicrobial resistance.

DHHS. FDA. Center for Veterinary Medicine.

FDA's central web resource for information on antimicrobial resistance. Includes updates from CVM, descriptions of public meetings, notes on NARMS findings, Judicious Use of therapeutic antimicrobials brochures, and more.

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Statement from the Director of the CVM providing background information, a discussion of the Interagency Task Force, and a description of FDA's actions for combating microbial resistance.

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