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Drug Resistant Typhoid Now Epidemic in Africa

Scientists are struggling to contain a drug-resistant disease that is sweeping across Africa and Asia.  Typhoid has reached “epidemic” status because of a drug-resistant strain called H58.

How do strains become resistant to antibiotics? What can be done about it?

Check out our resources for answers!


Magill’s Medical Guide, 7th Edition: Typhoid Fever

Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial resistance in the environment

Antibiotic resistance implications for global health and novel intervention strategies : workshop summary

Print Books

Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
Call Number: RM267.B57 2014 (Prescott and Verde Valley Libraries)

The killers within : the deadly rise of drug-resistant bacteria
Call Number: QR177.S43 2002 (Verde Valley Library)

By Courtney