New insights into antibiotic resistance
30 May 2022
Treatment of severe infections caused by pathogenic bacteria relies on ‘last resort’ antibiotics, but rising resistance by ‘superbugs’ to most clinically approved drugs leaves patients exposed to possible fatalities. Researchers are focusing on how bacterial cells adapt and resist antimicrobial medications — with a new article focusing on a hospital strain of Acinetobacter baumannii and its cellular response to important antibiotic colistin.
Further reading: Science Daily
Author(s): Science DailyEffective Surveillance
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