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WHO | Global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery, and development of new antibiotics

WHO | Global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery, and development of new antibiotics



Global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery, and development of new antibiotics

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Number of pages7
Publication date27 February 2017
LanguagesEnglish
The World Health Organization was requested by Member States to develop a global priority pathogens list (global PPL) of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to help in prioritizing the research and development (R&D) of new and effective antibiotic treatments. To date, the selection of pathogens for R&D activities has been largely guided by small and large pharmaceutical companies according to a variety of parameters, such as perceived/unmet medical need, pressure of investors, market size, scientific discovery potential, and availability of specific technologies. Previous PPLs, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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