A new study investigating rates of antimicrobial resistance in aged care highlights the need for a potential overhaul of antibiotic guidelines.

“...  At the heart of OUTBREAK is the One Health AMR Knowledge Engine – a world-first AI-powered system designed to track, trace and tackle drug-resistant infections. By generating, integrating and analysing data from humans, animals, plants and the environment (One Health approach), the knowledge engine will predict the location-specific and person-specific threat of an antibiotic resistant infection now and in the future. This information can then be overlaid with economic and resourcing data to inform potential mitigation strategies. ...”

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