Antibiotic resistance and overseas travel

Souvenirs that are not in your suitcase

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Abstract

Acquisition of highly resistant organisms during travel is common and subsequent infections may not respond to usual antibiotic therapy. Obtaining clinical samples from patients with symptoms of bacterial infection who have recently travelled overseas is essential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-58
Number of pages3
JournalMedicine Today
Volume19
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2018

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Antibiotic resistance and overseas travel : Souvenirs that are not in your suitcase. / Turner, David; McGuinness, Sarah; Leder, Karin.

In: Medicine Today, Vol. 19, No. 9, 01.09.2018, p. 56-58.

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