Diagnostic innovation for antimicrobial resistance

Bacterial and viral infections are often clinically indistinguishable and cannot be managed appropriately without the aid of diagnostic tests. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) can be used at the point of care to guide appropriate treatment and reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Welcome

All around the world, antimicrobial resistance is now seen as a major problem and the emphasis is shifting from mere acknowledgment of the situation to positive action. The G7 Health Ministers, quoted above, have declared how they will approach solving this global...

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Introduction by Jean Carlet

Dr Jean Carlet, President, The World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance (WAAAR) 22 March 2016 This book is the second edition of AMR Control, which is published annually. Like the 2015 volume, it contains papers written by highly recognized international...

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