Risk-Based Approach to Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance

The national extension team iAMResponsible teaches a multi-university virtual course on antimicrobial resistance across the one health spectrum every spring, some of the course materials are now available here at LPELC.
This lecture, from Dr. Bing Wang of the University of Nebraska, is a discussion of risk-based modeling, its use for assessing AMR interventions, and determining priorities for addressing the problem.

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  • Nicholas J. AshboltAlejandro Amézquita,…et al. 2013. Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) for Environmental Development and Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance. Environmental Health Perspectives. 121(9). https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1206316
  • Emma L. Snary, Louise A. Kelly, Helen C. Davison, Christopher J. Teale, Marion Wooldridge, Antimicrobial resistance: a microbial risk assessment perspective, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Volume 53, Issue 6, June 2004, Pages 906–917, https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkh182
  • FAO. 2015. Codex texts on foodborne antimicrobial resistance. https://www.fao.org/3/i4296t/i4296t.pdf

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Authors and Sponsors

The iAMResponsible project was started by Amy Schmidt at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stephanie Lansing at the University of Maryland. Find out more about the project here. Funding for the iAMResponsbile Project was provided by USDA-NIFA Award Nos. 2017-68003-26497, 2018-68003-27467 and 2018-68003-27545. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.