Laboratory-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance : Report of regional workshop, chennai, India, 17-21 June 2013
ResumoDetection of resistance and monitoring for its spread requires laboratory-based surveillance. A workshop was organized to assist national authorities in building their laboratory capacity for efficient surveillance of emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through use of WHO recommended laboratory techniques for determination of antimicrobial resistance and WHO software for antimicrobial data analysis. This report also briefly outlines the status of laboratory-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in the WHO South-East Asia Region and summarizes the progress made in implementation of the Jaipur Declaration (2011) on Antimicrobial Resistance.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2013). Laboratory-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance : Report of regional workshop, chennai, India, 17-21 June 2013. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205418