Research and analysis

AMR: summary of the current evidence

Provides an overview of the current situation of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria, viruses and fungi that can cause disease in humans.

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This report brings together the latest statistical evidence on antimicrobial resistance. It was prepared by the Department of Health’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy Analytical Working Group.

The 2015 update incorporates the latest evidence of AMR in bacteria and includes new sections on AMR in viruses and in fungi.

Published 11 December 2014
Last updated 16 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated document to incorporate the latest evidence of AMR in bacteria and includes new sections on AMR in viruses and in fungi.
  2. First published.