Texas A&M center confronts antibiotic crisis with potential new bacterial treatment

Phillips, Kathleen
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that scientists from Texas A & M University are confronting the antibiotic crisis with the potential bacterial treatment in College Station, Texas. According to Dr. Ryland Young, they are using bacterial phages in order to fight bacterial diseases because people and animals are becoming more resistant to antiobiotics. It also notes that issues on alternatives to antibiotics have become so serious that Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance was initiated in 1999.


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