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Antimicrobial resistance report

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Antimicrobial Resistance Interagency Task Force presents second 1annual progress report on a public health action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance during a meeting June 25 in Bethesda, Md. Second annual report focuses on domestic issues, such as implementing a national antimicrobial resistance surveillance plan. Interagency task force includes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FDA and National Institutes of Health. Evaluation of benefits and risks in consumer products such as soap were included in action plan unveiled by HHS in 2001 (2"The Rose Sheet" Jan. 22, 2001, In Brief)...

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