Antimicrobial Resistance

Below you will find more information about Antimicrobial Resistance from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Antimicrobial Resistance it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Antimicrobial Resistance and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Antimicrobial Resistance comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Antimicrobial resistance refers to the ability of bacteria to resist the effects of certain drugs. In this case some bacterial infections become difficult to treat since doctors have to search for a new antidote to treat diseases. Antimicrobial resistance can lead to more serious diseases such as bacteremia, where the bacteria have contaminated the blood.

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