Combating MRSA in Pakistan: An Integrated Drug Therapy Approach
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages: 71-75
Received: Jan. 24, 2015; Accepted: Feb. 8, 2015; Published: Feb. 25, 2015
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Authors
Anas Rashid, Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (HIPS), Hamdard University Islamabad Campus (HUIC), Islamabad, Pakistan
Usamah Rashid Qureshi, Department of Business Studies, Faculty of Economics and Business Studies, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Quaid-i-Azam University Campus, Islamabad, Pakistan
Aiman Rashid, Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), NUST Campus, Islamabad, Pakistan
Hamza Rashid, Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad, Pakistan
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Abstract
Clinical microbiologist are facing challenge to defeat the bacterial infections like Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in humans; due to unique resistance in bacterial strain. There are limited medication options left to conquer this deadly toxicities, if holistic approach is ignored. Also the linked complications and consequences of infections may increase beyond threshold levels; if exercise only a single array of drug therapy. This empirical study aims to create synergy by adopting an integrated drug therapy approach for optimum treatment. This research article is based on primary microbial data collection (from sputum, urine and blood) in hospital; where the experiment focuses to investigate the highest risk vulnerable area. The result depicts high prevalence of MRSA in blood sample (50 %) among in-door patients of age above 50. The preventive and curative measures are discussed along with alternative multiple array of medication with prudent selection to achieve targeted and optimum outcome.
Keywords
S. aureus, MTCC 87, MRSA, Integrated Drug Therapy, Pakistan
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Anas Rashid, Usamah Rashid Qureshi, Aiman Rashid, Hamza Rashid, Combating MRSA in Pakistan: An Integrated Drug Therapy Approach, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2015, pp. 71-75. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20150302.13
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