ANSORP has been successfully performing multinational projects on surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in major pathogens in Asian countries since 1996 with many publications in the international scientific journals.Through these actives, ANSORP will certainly contribute to the future control strategies of resistance problem in the AP region.

ANSORP projects & related publications and presentations
Major international projects performed by ANSORP
International surveillance study on pertussis
Title A multicenter, multinational serosurvey study for pertussis among children 10-18 years old in Asia
Principle Investigator Dr. Cheng-Hsun Chiu (Taiwan) & Dr. Yae-Jean Kim (Korea)
Study Period Jul 2013 ~ Jun 2016
Countries/Areas (Centers)
Korea, Taiwan, China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand (10 centers)
Summary This study demonstrated significant circulation of Bordetella pertussis amongst Asian adolescents with 1 in 20 having serologic evidence of recent infection regardless of vaccination background. Adding adolescent booster doses to the pertussis childhood immunization programs should be considered.

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