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Antibacterial

a substance that destroys bacteria or suppresses their growth or reproduction. Any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.


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Topical Antibiotic Use (Bactroban)

Hi, I was prescribed Bactroban for what seemed to be impetigo on my chin. Prior to that, I had been treating it with Manuka Honey (also has antibacterial properties). I have not yet used the Bactroban, which states that it should not be used around the mouth area. I have a few questions: -The ...

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by ari534
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:16 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Topical Antibiotic Use (Bactroban)
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Views: 61

Re: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..

... to biological sources has been abandoned by many users of the term. In any case, even with the restriction to natural sources for antibiotic, antibacterial is not "more general" since it doesn't include any antibiotic that is specifically just antifungal.

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by alQpr
Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..
Replies: 4
Views: 7787

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... about the wiki posit ie that NS is “what done it”. For that statement to be valid then empirical evidence is required. But what do we get. Well antibacterial resistance proves this. (Perhaps not you but others do claim this) With all due respect it does nothing of the kind. What it does show ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135860

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... I am somewhat better now so may I perhaps continue to engage and no doubt irritate. :) Luxorien I did say I would put out some information on antibacterial resistance so here it is for any further discussion. Antibiotic resistance is often used to show that the development of this resistance ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135860

I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?

IM FREAKING OUT. :? WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COULD BE BEST DESCRIBED AS AN OPPORTUNISITIC PATHOGEN THAT IS HIGHLY RESISTANT TO ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS AND IS ENVIROMENTAL ORGANISM THAT CAN READILY IN NUTRIENT-POOR SOLUTIONS? A. YERSINIA PESTIS B. CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM C. E. COLI D. STAPHYLOCOCCUS ...

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by chinee
Thu May 10, 2012 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?
Replies: 1
Views: 1698
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