Future directions in countering antimicrobial resistance
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  May 23, 2018  
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#ALT# Future directions in countering antimicrobial resistance

It is estimated that 10 million annual deaths could be caused by antimicrobial resistance by the year 2050. The fight against bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics is a crucial element of medical and microbiological research today. .

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