Antimicrobial resistance and extinction

Desikan, P
July 2011
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p207
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the development of antimicrobial resistant organisms. The author argues that drug resistant organisms have evolved to avoid extinction caused by human irresponsibility, greed and need. The author argues that human beings should make peace with microorganisms in order to survive by reconstruction of their natural ecosystem and proving choice of hosts and maintain an ecological balance.


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