• MUHAS C. Department of Pharmacy Practice, KTN College of Pharmacy, Chalavara, Palakkad, Kerala 679505, India
  • ANJALI SRUTHY S. Department of Pharmacy Practice, KTN College of Pharmacy, Chalavara, Palakkad, Kerala 679505, India
  • ANURADHA V. P. Department of Pharmacy Practice, KTN College of Pharmacy, Chalavara, Palakkad, Kerala 679505, India
  • NASEEF P. P. Department of Pharmaceutics, Moulana College of Pharmacy, Perintalmanna, Kerala 679322, India




Antibiotics, Bacterial resistance, Spread, Susceptibility pattern


Antimicrobial agent resistance has increased globally in different bacterial pathogens, which leads to treatment failure in human and animal infectious diseases. The occurrence of resistance to antibiotics in bacteria often develop as a result of non-essential and improper use of antimicrobial agents. An estimated 700,000 individuals die yearly from drug-resistant infections. Many studies also illustrated the financial consequences of antimicrobial agent resistance, including very high hospital costs owing to an increase in hospital admission, extended hospital stays etc. This article describes the various factors that favours the spread of bacterial resistance.


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How to Cite

C., M., A. S. S., . A. V. P., and N. P. P. “FACTORS THAT FAVOURS THE SPREAD OF BACTERIAL RESISTANCE”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 13, no. 5, Sept. 2021, pp. 108-9, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2021v13i5.1905.



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