The challenge of antimicrobial resistance: What economics can contribute


Estimating the value of interventions to reduce antibiotic use requires predictions of future levels of antibiotic resistance. However, modeling the trajectory of antibiotic resistance, and how marginal changes in antibiotic consumption contribute to resistance, is complex.

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Laurence S. J. Roope, Richard D. Smith, Koen B. Pouwels
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Science
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