Antibiotic Resistance

By: Anderson & Carson

What is Antibiotic Resistance?

Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic has lost its ability to effectively control or kill bacterial growth; in other words, the bacteria are "resistant" and continue to multiply in the presence of therapeutic levels of an antibiotic.

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The Evolution of a Drug-Resistant Superbug:

Science Bulletins: MRSA—The Evolution of a Drug-Resistant Superbug