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February 15, 2009 (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Case Study: Overcoming Antimicrobial Resistance

Pitting Topical, Nonantibiotic Agents against Systemic Antibiotic Overkill

  • Antibiotics may rightly be called wonder drugs, but their use over the last 80 years has come at a price. Through evolutionary mechanisms assisted by overuse and misuse, bacteria develop resistance to new antibiotic compounds soon after their introduction. Today, some of the most virulent bacterial pathogens are resistant ...

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