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ICV 2019: 96.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 2982-2988
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.367


Antibiotic Resistance: Practices and Management
Solanki* and Durga Devi
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Dept. of Livestock Farm Complex, College of Veterinary Animal Science, Navania, Vallabnagar-313601, Udaipur, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Antibiotics are the ‘beautifully made drugs’ to combat microorganisms. For decades, various varieties of antibiotics have not only been used for therapeutic purposes but practiced prophylactically across many industries such as agriculture and animal husbandry. Uncertainty has arisen, as microbes have become resistant to common antibiotics while the host remains unaware that antibiotic resistance has emerged. The aim of this review is to explore the origin, development, and the current state of antibiotic resistance, regulation, and challenges by examining available literature. It was found that antibiotic resistance is increasing at an alarming rate. A growing list of infections like MRSA is becoming harder and at times impossible to treat while antibiotics are becoming less effective. Antibiotic-resistant infections correlate with the level of antibiotic consumption. Non-judicial and indiscriminate use of antibiotics is mostly responsible for making the microorganism resistant. The antibiotic treatment repertoire for existing or emerging hard-to-treat multidrug-resistant bacterial infections is limited, resulting in high morbidity and mortality report. This review article reiterates the optimal use of antimicrobial medicines in human and animal health to reduce antibiotic resistance. Evidence from the literature suggests that the knowledge regarding antibiotic resistance in the population is still scarce. Therefore, the need of educating patients and the public is essential to fight against the antimicrobial resistance battle.


Keywords: Antibiotic resistance, Knowledge, Rational use
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How to cite this article:

Solanki, S. and Durga Devi. 2020. Antibiotic Resistance: Practices and Management.

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 2982-2988. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.367