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Antimicrobial Resistance within Host: A Population Dynamics View

Chunji Huang and Aijun Fan

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Abstract

To study the relationship between antimicrobial resistance and the concentration of antibiotics, a competitive population dynamical model is proposed between the susceptible strain and the resistant strain with antibiotic exposure. The strict mathematical analysis is performed, and the results indicate that long-term high strength antibiotic treatment and prevention can induce the extinction of susceptible strain. Thus, the prescribed dose of antibiotics must be strictly controlled during the treatment and prevention of the infections in clinics.

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Abstr. Appl. Anal., Volume 2014, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 173952, 5 pages.

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First available in Project Euclid: 6 October 2014

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https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412607564

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1155/2014/173952

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3176721

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
07021864

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Huang, Chunji; Fan, Aijun. Antimicrobial Resistance within Host: A Population Dynamics View. Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2014, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 173952, 5 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/173952. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412607564


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