Impacts of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Thanks to penicillin-- He will come home!

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This report discusses what is known about the emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and describes research and development aimed at controlling those organisms. It concludes that efforts are necessary both to preserve the effectiveness of currently available antibiotics and to develop new antibiotics. It discusses issues that arise in these activities, and it presents options for taking action.

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187 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. September 1995.

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This report discusses what is known about the emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and describes research and development aimed at controlling those organisms. It concludes that efforts are necessary both to preserve the effectiveness of currently available antibiotics and to develop new antibiotics. It discusses issues that arise in these activities, and it presents options for taking action.

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187 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) operated from 1972 to 1995, providing Congressional members and committees with analyses of the scientific and technological issues that were increasingly relevant to public policy and legislative action. This collection includes quarterly and annual reports, as well as internal OTA documents such as orientation materials. Many other interesting OTA materials are available in the OTA Legacy Collection via the CyberCemetery.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Impacts of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Thanks to penicillin-- He will come home!, report, September 1995; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39767/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.