International Travelers Exposed to Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria

In Travel Vaccine News by Travel Vaccine

A recent study published by The Lancet could be the first to characterize in real-time the dynamics of acquiring multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial colonization during international travel. 
This study’s data suggest that travelers are exposed to a more significant burden of multidrug-resistant bacteria than previously thought. 
The data published on February 23, 2021, emphasized the need for preventing travelers’ diarrhea and limiting antibiotic use, addressing the two major factors predisposing colonization.

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