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381. Antibiotic Resistance and Phage Therapy

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This Biology Factsheet covers antibiotic resistance and outlines the use of phage therapy as an alternative method of treating bacterial infections.

This Factsheet will:

  • Describe what antibiotics are.
  • Explain how antibiotics work.
  • Describe how bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics.
  • Outline the serious problems caused by antibiotic resistance.
  • Describe what phage therapy is.
  • Compare phage therapy with the use of antibiotics as a treatment for bacterial infections.

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April 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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