Microbial quality analysis of falsified medicines seized by controling agencies

Last updated on 23-10-2023 by Céline Vanhee






The global trade in illicit pharmaceuticals persists as a profitable criminal enterprise, despite the concerted efforts of international agencies and collaborative initiatives like Operation Pangea[76]. Over the past five years, instances of pharmaceutical crime have surged by nearly 65%, spanning 142 countries, posing significant threats to the health and well-being of unsuspecting individuals worldwide[100]. While substandard and falsified life-saving medications are mainly encountered in developing region, the criminal focus in western countries seems to center more on lifestyle medicine…

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