‘Superbugs’ might have found their match: Bacteriophages can combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria

‘Superbugs’ might have found their match: Bacteriophages can combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Envision the following possible future clinical scenario: a patient in a hospital develops an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection that is untreatable or only treatable with the most toxic of antibiotics. During the 48 hours it takes to identify the bacterial species and strain, physicians and scientists also screen a library of bacterium-killing viruses at hand, select … Continue reading