A diseased ecosystem: Tackling antibiotic resistance from a global perspective


Abstract


Man’s production of antibiotics has led to disease in microbial ecosystems on a planetary scale. The most immediate impact for man is the intractability of infections. To tackle this we must improve our understanding of this phenomenon, and develop intervention strategies employing novel conceptual, analytical and technological methods.


Keywords


eco-evo strategies; global medicine; antibiotic resistance; multi-hierarchical analysis

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