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An Analysis of Antibiotic-Producing Bacteria from Soil at UWEC
Antibiotic resistance is a growing crisis in the medical field. In the U.S alone 23,000 people die per year from once easily treated infections. This number is only expected to grow due to the rapid acquisition of modes ...
Extracting Antibiotic-Producing Microbes
Antibiotics are produced by microorganisms to inhibit or kill other microorganisms, and they can be modified to be used against human pathogens. The same few classes of antibiotics have been continuously modified, and ...
Analysis of Antibiotic-Resistance Gene Transfer Among Environmental Isolates
Following the discovery of penicillin and methicillin, antibiotics became commonplace by the 1950s. However, due to misuse and overuse, new problems surfaced in clinical settings. Bacteria developed resistance to antibiotics, ...
Incidence of Multi-Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Farm Soil and Manure from Wisconsin and Minnesota Farms
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are becoming increasingly more common and deadly. Most of the antibiotics produced are used in the agriculture industry; particularly as feed additive to prevent disease and increase animal ...