Multi-drug resistant bacteria isolates from lymphatic filariasis patients in the Ahanta West District, Ghana

Bill Clinton Aglomasa, Cynthia Kyerewaa Adu-Asiamah, Samuel Opoku Asiedu, Priscilla Kini, Emmanuel Kobla Atsu Amewu, Kennedy Gyau Boahen, Solomon Wireko, Isaac Kingsley Amponsah, Yaw Duah Boakye, Vivian Etsiapa Boamah & Alexander Kwarteng
Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance is associated with increased morbidity in secondary infections and is a global threat owning to the ubiquitous nature of resistance genes in the environment. Recent estimate put the deaths associated with bacterial antimicrobial resistance in 2019 at 4.95 million worldwide. Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD), is associated with the poor living in the tropical regions of the world. LF patients are prone to developing acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA), a...
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