HomeHealthcareA promising new antibiotic...

A promising new antibiotic against serious nosocomial infections

Faced with the massive use of antibiotics, bacteria are constantly developing new defense strategies to protect themselves, to the point where they sometimes become completely resistant to them. Treatments against these bacteria are working less and less, leaving many patients at a therapeutic impasse. Each year, this antibiotic resistance directly contributes to 1.3 million deaths worldwide.

“Multidrug-resistant” strains are the most problematic because they acquire resistance to several families of antibiotics. It mainly refers to gram-negative (Gram-) bacteria, of which Acinetobacter baumannii which particularly affects hospitals. This bacterium causes infections including pneumonia, meningitis and urinary tract infections. Considered a serious threat by the WHO, it is one of the so-called “ESKAPE” pathogens that effectively evades the activity of antimicrobial agents…

Source: Le Figaro

- A word from our sponsors -

Most Popular

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

- A word from our sponsors -

Read Now

The Ukrainian Armed Forces shot down the Russian strategic bomber Tu-22M3 for the first time – Oleshchuk

The Ukrainian military shot down a Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bomber for the first time. .in_text_content_22 { width: 300px; height: 600px; } @media(min-width: 600px) { .in_text_content_22 { width: 580px; height: 400px; } } . The Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant...

The Tu-22M3 missile carrier, which attacked Ukraine at night, crashed in Russia (VIDEO)

The strategic missile carrier Tu-22M3, which attacked Ukraine with missiles at night, crashed in the Stavropol Territory of Russia. .in_text_content_22 { width: 300px; height: 600px; } @media(min-width: 600px) { .in_text_content_22 { width: 580px; height: 400px; } } . The corresponding video today, 19 am, was published...