Article

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the South African private sector report for 2016

Published in: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 33, issue 4, 2018 , pages: 114–117
DOI: 10.1080/23120053.2018.1482646
Author(s): Olga PerovicCentre for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Mycoses,, Husna IsmailCentre for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Mycoses,, Erika Van SchalkwykCentre for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Mycoses,, Warren LowmanDepartment of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Pathology,, Elizabeth PrenticeAmpath Microbiology National Reference Laboratory,, Marthinus SenekalPathcare Pathology Group Reference Laboratory,, Chetna N GovindDepartment of Clinical Microbiology, South Africa

Abstract

Aim: The relevance of surveillance for antimicrobial resistance is increasingly recognised in the light of a global action plan to combat resistance. This report presents antimicrobial susceptibility testing on ESKAPE pathogens from private sector laboratories in South Africa for 2016.

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