Global Antibiotic Resistance Awareness
This article waslast modified on November 6, 2018.

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week is Nov. 12-18

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health today. Each November, World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.  AACC’s Lab Tests Online will promote awareness by sharing information on antibiotic resistance and related content throughout the month of November via Facebook and Twitter.

Examples of related content on this website include a new feature article on Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria and these news articles, CDC Seeks to Contain Unusual Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Study Suggests “Superbugs” May be More Diverse and Harder to Detect.

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Featured November Events
American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month, Visit the Diabetes page for more information on this condition and testing. Related articles test articles include Glucose Tests, Insulin, C-Peptide, Urine Albumin and Albumin/Creatinine Ratio, A1c, Cystatin C, Creatinine Clearance, eGFR, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, CMP, Lipid Profile, Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Diabetes Autoantibodies, Blood Ketones, and Fructosamine.

National Alzheimer Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.Visit the Alzheimer Disease page for more information on this condition and testing. Related articles on this site including these test articles APOE Genotyping, PSEN1, Tau/Aß42 and a recent new article, Progress Toward a Saliva-based Test for Alzheimer Disease (2017).

Additional November Events

•    National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
•    American Diabetes Month
•    Bladder Health Month
•    National Family Caregivers Month
•    Lung Cancer Awareness Month
•    Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
•    World Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov. 12-18)

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