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    Ceftazidime-Avibactam

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    them into action. If proper hygiene and proper sterilization of medical instruments were put into practice, who knows how much we could reduce the number of these cases. Resistance also happens due to overuse of antibiotics so using antibiotics only when they are necessary is also a key to reducing the number of cases of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria. Though there is an obsession in the media with the worlds fiery destruction, I think it is safe to say that no one wants those…

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    immune system, it is common to be prescribed a course of antibiotics. Antibiotics are designed to assist the body with fighting off invading bacteria and rid the body of the infection. However, with the increasing use of antibiotics, certain types of bacteria are becoming resistant to the medication as prescriptions become more widespread, making the drugs less effective. This selective pressure encourages the bacteria to develop a resistance to the old medication, and may even develop into a…

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    B. Subtilis: A Case Study

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    Discussion: The isolate studied was tested for innate antibiotic function on the following media: AC, LB, and 10% TSA. The ESKAPE relative strain that presented a response to the isolate was B.subtilis. In all cases except for that of LB, the isolate showed antibiotic qualities towards B.subtilis by presenting a zone of clearance on AC and 10% TSA media. This behavior is shown in Figures 4, 5, and 6.In the case with LB, B.subtilis inhibited the growth of the isolate as depicted by the empty…

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    According to the act-utilitarian, the right act is the one that, out of all the actions available, would result in the greatest happiness of the greatest number. If Dr. Stevens follows act-utilitarian ethics, Dr. Stevens would give Mrs. Kelsey the antibiotics to ease her mind. The specific actions that are open to the Dr. Stevens in the case would be to either give Mrs. Kelsey ciprofloxacin, or to not give Mrs. Kelsey ciprofloxacin. The likely near term consequences of giving Mrs. Kelsey the…

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    Antibiotic Testing

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    INTRODUCTION: Over prescription and extensive use of antibiotics has caused antibiotic resistance at an shocking rate (Mezger et al.2014). The main aims of Antibiotic sensitivity testing is detecting possible drug resistance in common pathogens by in-vitro testing of bacterial cultures with antibiotics to determine susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotic therapy. The tests are frequently used when the etiologic agents are members of species capable of resistance to commonly prescribed drugs…

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    Antibiotics Backfiring

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    Antibiotics Backfiring There are hundreds of issues on this small planet that may be called, if important enough, a Global Crisis. One most significant issues in this world it the growing resistance to antibiotics and they growing number a super bugs today. With these superbugs growing stronger and stronger each day, more people and companies are becoming aware of their devastating effects for the future. There are a number of factors that played a part in the growing resistance to antibiotics…

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    Infectious Coryza

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    Infectious Coryza Limited by the knowledge of microbes, infectious coryza was not regarded as a distinct avian disease until 1920s. In 1932, the causative agent was isolated and named as Haemophilus gallinarum afterwards. Based on the identification of Page in 1960s, H. paragallinarum was isolated and regarded as the true causative bacteria. However, recent researches have confirmed both these two species belong to Avibacterium genus and are both reason for the fowl coryza, while most researches…

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    penicillin in the 1940s, antibiotics have become ubiquitous, leading to an undesirable consequence: resistance. It has been observed that when an antibiotic is introduced to human population, the antibiotics will quickly lose their function. Subsequently, now, in the 2000s, antibiotics are considered a major public health threat. Quite often, non-therapeutic use of antibiotics, especially the use of inadequate amounts of antibiotics in agriculture allows bacteria to acquire resistance easily and…

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    Overuse of antibiotics in animals is nothing short of abuse and ignores the call to treat animals humanely. Antibiotics are forced onto animals merely as a growth factor; they fatten up the animals and speed up the period of time for growth to put more money in the pocket of the business (Reardon, “US”). While the FDA has called for a voluntary end to this practice, the cruelty does not end there. According to Matthew Scully, the author of Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals,…

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    are able to develop resistance to antibiotics through repeated exposure (Goodwin, Philis 18)”. Bacteria are able to become resistant to antibiotics so this means that researchers have to find a new way to fight off the new bacteria that have become immune previously. “The prevalence of antibiotic resistance through the misuse of antibiotics is increasingly becoming a problem (Goodwin Phillis 18)”. Diseases are becoming stronger and harder to find new ways to develop new antibiotics. Moreover,…

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