TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
67408034

 

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