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Antimicrobial Resistance - Theory and Methods

Explore the Coursera course titled "Antimicrobial Resistance - Theory and Methods" —an invaluable resource launched in 2017 for those delving into the basics of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

This course covers essential topics related to AMR, providing fundamental definitions and an overview of antimicrobials, their use, and the emergence and spread of resistance. Gain insights into the concepts and significance of resistance spread, discover how bacteria become resistant, and explore the mechanisms involved. The course includes training in methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) and detecting specific resistance in microbiology laboratories, emphasizing the generation of high-quality results for various purposes.

Furthermore, learn to use bioinformatic tools to analyze whole genome sequencing data for detecting resistance genes. The new version of this course includes an additional module focusing on the detection of specific resistance mechanisms.

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