Thursday, August 12, 2010

Drug Resistant Bacteria - an analysis

The recent news stories about a new drug resistant super-bug were ignited by "Emergence of a new antibiotic resistance mechanism in India, Pakistan, and the UK: a molecular, biological, and epidemiological study"  Kumarasamy,KK; Toleman, MA; Walsh, TR et al
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Early Online Publication, 11 August 2010 doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70143-2 

Lancet Infectious Diseases provides some Reflection and Reaction

Full text access to both the article and reflection is available on University computers in the library, or using University of Cambridge RAVEN login.

You may also find it helpful to read the useful overview and analys provided by NHS Choices Hitting the Headlines service