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Antibiotics

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(noun) Plural form of antibiotic.

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Re: antibiotic overuse ???

So, you suggest antibiotics should be used more aggressively and precisely to destroy resistant bacterial species before they take hold? I agree with more precise use of antibiotics based on microbiological tests. If you leave a mild ...

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by boron
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
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antibiotic overuse ???

... sufficient and the bateria will grow in number. c) by adding an antibiotic, the bacteria is defeated and we recover. Excellent! success for the antibiotics. BUT and this is my guess! d) there will always be amongst any strain of bacteria eventuallly a resistant mutant form and the most important ...

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
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Views: 283

Re: Re:

... escalates rapidly. But since bartonellosis can in some rare cases cause chronic infections and possibly petechiae, perhaps a course of suitable antibiotics might be in order. So in a nutshell: I cannot rule out the presence of bacteria for certain, but the findings in your blood film can also ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9895

Re: Re:

... escalates rapidly. But since bartonellosis can in some rare cases cause chronic infections and possibly petechiae, perhaps a course of suitable antibiotics might be in order. So in a nutshell: I cannot rule out the presence of bacteria for certain, but the findings in your blood film can also ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9895

Re: Re:

... bodies or precipitates in the staining solution. The good side, though, is that Bartonella species are normally susceptible to many common antibiotics, so if you feel very ill and unsure of what is wrong, maybe you should just go to your nearest GP and sort it out?

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9895
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