Antimicrobial Resistance in Wastewater of Yangon Area

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Antimicrobial resistance in wastewater of Yangon Region from One Health perspective

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a global public health problem that occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and no longer respond to the medicines (antimicrobials) used to fight them. This resistance is a major issue on the long term as the resistance makes infections harder to treat and increases the risk of spread of disease, severe illness and death.

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is of high importance for public health.