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Approach to the Control of Antimicrobial Resistance: Are We Missing the Plot?

John Victor Peter

Keywords : Antibiotic stewardship, Antimicrobial resistance, Cost

Citation Information : Peter JV. Approach to the Control of Antimicrobial Resistance: Are We Missing the Plot?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (10):899-900.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23626

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


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