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Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
Submitted: 2021-08-15
Accepted: 2021-08-16
Published online: 2021-09-29
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Self-medication with antibiotics among seafarers: a public health issue

Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi1, Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye2, Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen2, Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III3
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2021.0045
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Pubmed: 34604997
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International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):241-242.
Affiliations
  1. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  2. Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  3. Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

open access

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Submitted: 2021-08-15
Accepted: 2021-08-16
Published online: 2021-09-29

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Title

Self-medication with antibiotics among seafarers: a public health issue

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

241-242

Published online

2021-09-29

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2021.0045

Pubmed

34604997

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):241-242.

Authors

Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi
Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye
Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen
Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III

References (5)
  1. Adebisi YA, Jimoh ND, Ogunkola IO, et al. The use of antibiotics in COVID-19 management: a rapid review of national treatment guidelines in 10 African countries. Trop Med Health. 2021; 49(1): 51.
  2. Guidelines on the medical examinations of seafarers. International Labour Organization and International Maritime Organization. 2013. https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_dialogue/---sector/documents/normativeinstrument/wcms_174794.pdf (August 12, 2021).
  3. Stoll E, Püschel K, Harth V, et al. Prevalence of alcohol consumption among seafarers and fishermen. Int Marit Health. 2020; 71(4): 265–274.
  4. Li W, Su H, Cao Y, et al. Antibiotic resistance genes and bacterial community dynamics in the seawater environment of Dapeng Cove, South China. Sci Total Environ. 2020; 723: 138027.
  5. Blasi MF, Migliore L, Mattei D, et al. Antibiotic resistance of gram-negative bacteria from wild captured loggerhead sea turtles. Antibiotics (Basel). 2020; 9(4).

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