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    bacteriostatic prevent and/or reduce growth (Madigan et al, 2012). Harmful pathogens are targeted with different antimicrobial agents according to their toxicity in order to sufficiently eliminate them. Such agents include disinfectants, Antiseptic, and Antibiotics. Microorganisms are prevented, killed and eliminated from living tissue and on inanimate objects through application of disinfectants and antiseptics…

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    What is an infection An infection happens when an organism such as bacteria feeds off of its host. It lives in that person and multiplies. This causes the area to become red and hurt. Because of the one way benefit to the organisms they are known as parasitic organisms. There are lots of bacteria on earth and our bodies are mostly made up of bacteria that live inside us but don 't cause harm because they live symbiotically with their host. There are manny different kinds of infections…

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    Antibiotics In Meat

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    000 of them die” (Could Antibiotics in Meat). These drug resistant bacteria all spur from an overuse in antibiotics that are administered to the animals through the caretaker, and with no publicizing of the amount of antibiotics administered by the meat industry, accurate information is difficult to locate. Evidence shows the use of antibiotics in the livestock we eat leads to a negative impact on public health by means of infections, inability to respond to certain antibiotic treatment,…

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    industry’s actions have led to new antibiotics being created at a slowing rate, which could mean trouble for those who become infected with superbugs. In the article “Meeting the Societal Need for New Antibiotics: the Challenges for the Pharmaceutical Industry“ Seamus O’Brien (2015), an employee of AstraZeneca, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical corporations, stated “There are significant challenges for the pharmaceutical industry to discover and develop new antibiotics including a…

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    The two antibiotics that prevented the growth of the bacteria were erythromycin and penicillin. The antibiotic that had no effect on the S. pneumoniae was neomycin. The zone of inhibition (displayed in figures 1 and 2) produced by the saturated penicillin disk was 29.2 mm. Erythromycin had a zone of inhibition…

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    Public Health Problem Antibiotics are a type of medicine used to attack and prevent the infection of bacteria. They are a type of medicinal drug accessible through means of a doctors prescription. Antibiotics work in a multitude of ways to attack bacteria such as destroying the bacterial cell wall and suppressing the secretion of energy from glucose within the bacterial cell wall (What is Antibiotic Resistance, 2016). Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic has lost its ability to…

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    the next major break-through in health-care associated infections is for microbiologists to find out how to kill these “superbugs” and make them less resilient in the havoc that they have been releasing on humanity. This may be in a new, stronger antibiotic that is able to disarm and kill these…

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    Methicillin Case Study

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    their resistance to antibiotics. As a result of increasing prescription potency, clinicians are supposed to be conscious of those patients who are more inclined to infection by prescribing the appropriate antibiotics on the basis of their sensitivities along with their cultures (Fleming et al., 2006). A recent case study by Fleming and his colleagues showed the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA), a strain of Staphylococcus aureas that has relatively strong antibiotic…

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    Phage Essay

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    Phage therapy could prove as an effective alternative to antibiotics. Phage is similar to antibiotics in the sense that it can destroy a bacterial infection but differs in the fact that the bacteria cannot develop resistance. As bacteria attempt to develop resistance to phage the phage counters by also evolving and mutating [5]. Another benefit of phage therapy is that once a phage has been applied to a bacterial…

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    Research Paper On Mrsa

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    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a pathogen that can cause a wide range of diseases in humans. It is a type of staph bacteria that’s immune to most antibiotics. MRSA is unique form of staph because certain antibiotics can’t treat it. MRSA becomes resistant to antibiotics if given enough time. MRSA bacteria is likely to grow when antibiotics are used too much or not properly. History MRSA was first identified in 1961 by British scientists. By the 1970s, MRSA had spread all over…

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