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ABBlood Type
ABAlberta
ABAlcoholic Beverage
ABAirman Basic
ABAssembly Bill
ABAbout
ABAir Base
ABAdult Baby
ABAddress Book
ABAt Bat (baseball, softball)
ABAncienne Belgique (Brussels, Belgium cultural center)
ABAnrufbeantworter (German: telephone answering machine)
ABApplied Biosystems
ABAll Blacks (New Zealand's national rugby team)
ABAirborne
ABAir Bag
ABAftonbladet (Swedish newspaper)
ABAmerican Beauty (movie)
ABAntibodies
ABAntibiotic
ABAlter Bridge (band)
ABAltbau (German: older building)
ABAdded Benefit
ABAktiebolag (Swedish: Limited Company on shares)
ABAnheuser-Busch (brewery)
ABAlec Baldwin
ABAgriculture Biologique (French national logo for organic products)
ABAndrea Bocelli (Italian opera tenor)
ABAmitabh Bachchan (Indian actor)
ABagent-based
ABAlton Brown (Good Eats TV show host)
ABAtomic Bomb
ABAll Before
ABairbase (US DoD)
ABAsha Bhosle (Indian singer)
ABAntigen Binding
ABAmerican Bandstand
ABAnchor Bay (DVD supplier)
ABAfterburner
ABAdministrative Board
ABArt Bell
ABArcane Brilliance (World of Warcraft gaming)
ABAmplified Bible
ABAdaptive Behavior
ABAnchor Bolt
ABAimbot
ABAnswer Back
ABAndhra Bank
ABAngelina Ballerina (American Girl doll)
abAlt.binaries (newsgroups)
ABAlgebraic Biology
ABAir Blast
ABAfter-Burner (game)
ABAryan Brotherhood (white power group)
ABAquabats (band)
ABAir Berlin GmbH (Germany)
ABAdhesive Bonding
ABArchie Bunker (TV character)
ABsignal ground
ABArt Building (university)
ABAppenzeller Bahnen (German; Swiss railway company)
ABAlcian Blue
ABArathi Basin (World of Warcraft gaming)
ABAssembly Building
ABAid to the Blind
ABAddress Bus
ABAfter Body
ABAnchor Blue (retail clothing store)
ABAschaffenburg, Germany (license plate)
ABAggregate Base (construction)
ABAntiquarian Booksellers
ABArmy Brigade
ABAir Burst
ABAmusement Business (magazine)
ABArab Bank PLC
ABAlpha Blue (Star Wars Intelligence Group)
ABAviation Boatswain's Mate (USN Rating)
ABAneroid Barometer
ABAsthmatic Bronchitis
ABAttentional Blink
ABArtium Baccalaureus
ABAtomic Bomberman (game)
ABAir Break
ABAsh Bin
ABCrane Ship
ABAuthorization Basis
ABAddress Buffer
ABAlliance Battle (video game)
ABAdministrative Bulletin
ABApplix Builder (file extension)
ABAvionics Bay
ABAssez Beau (French: fair to good; philately)
ABAda-Based
ABAsbestos Body
ABApex Beat
ABAvrupa Birliði (Turkish: European Union)
ABArchibald Brown (philatelic marking of British East Africa colony)
ABAdvanced Bus
ABAlliance of Baptists
ABApical-to-Basal
ABAsesores Bursátiles (Spanish company)
ABAvropa Birliyi (Azerbaijanian: European Union)
ABAlmost Bent (function)
ABArctic Brotherhood
ABAkbar & Birbal (Hindi TV series)
ABAssumed Benefit (type of qualified retirement plan)
ABAllocated Baseline
ABAlchoholic Beverage
ABArc Brazing
ABAyan Baqur (Asheron's Call game)
ABAsker and Bærum (Norwegian hospital)
ABAfter Blackout
ABAssault Breaker
ABAlabaster Blue (University of New Hampshire a-capella group)
ABAsymmetric Balance
ABAxial Blanket (test)
ABAcmlmBoard (message board system)
ABAdiabatic Bend
ABAltered Beasts (game)
ABAxiobuccal
ABAllen Bradley Corporation
ABArtis Baccularatum (Latin: Bachelor of Arts) University Degree
ABArray Bending
ABArbeidsvoorwaarden en Beroepskwaliteit
ABAirborne Bombing
ABBothropic Antivenom
ABAmstelbrigade
ABAuntbrenda.com (Atlanta, GA)
ABArmeé Brittanique (British philatelic handstamp 1748)
ABAbonnement (philatelic catalog subscription)
ABAbbot
ABAberdeen (postcode, UK)
ABAbstract
ABAbduction
ABAble Seaman
ABAble-Bodied
ABAbort (ITU-T)
ABAbortion
ABAccelerated Budget
ABAccess Burst
ABAccounts Branch
ABAbility to Perform (Common Feature; Capability Maturity Model Integration)
ABAble Bodied Seaman
ABAcid Bath (band)
abAbdomen
ABAcquisition Board
ABActive Badge
ABAcross Boundaries (mental health center; Canada)
ABAaron Brooks (football player)
ABAchtung Baby (U2 album)
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Consequently antibiotics fail to suppress the symptoms of viral infection and leads to the progression of antibiotic resistance .
Odunanjo, a public health physician, said prescription of antibiotics for infections like diarrhoea was also promoting antibiotic resistance.
A farmer will not have the requisite information on what diseases a given antibiotic treats, the dosage and administration.
Any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance.
The prevalence of antibiotic use, misuse and its awareness were determined by comparing outcome measures.
One of the first people to sound the alarm was Alexander Fleming, who is credited with creating the first antibiotic, penicillin, in 1928.
Antibiotic use by humans has increased by 36% in a few decades.
A Canadian survey found that while, overall, health care providers in British Columbia prescribed antibiotics at a decreasing rate between 1996 and 2013, antibiotic prescription by dentists increased.
Lead author David Graham, Professor of Ecosystems Engineering at Newcastle University, said: "The observed bridge between clinical and agricultural antibiotic resistance means we are not going to solve the resistance problem just by reducing the number of antibiotics we prescribe in our GP clinics.
Look for labels, such as Antibiotic Free, USDA Organic, or Food Alliance Certified (see sidebar, left) on meat or poultry products; this is required documentation.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70 percent of nursing home residents nationwide receive an antibiotic every year and 27,000 residents acquire antibiotic resistant infections.
Half of all antibiotic prescriptions in the pediatric outpatient setting are inappropriately prescribed for viral respiratory infections.