Multi-resistant Infections: A Global Concern

A presentation by Associate Professor Geoff Sussman on antimicrobial resistence.


Resistant microorganisms (including bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites) are able to withstand attack by antimicrobial drugs, such as antibacterial drugs (e.g., antibiotics), antifungals, antivirals, and antimalarials, so that standard treatments become ineffective and infections persist, increasing the risk of spread to others … read more (pdf)