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resistance

The failure of a condition to respond or remit following treatment. (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.


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Re: antibiotic overuse ???

... resistant to the antibiotic used will overgrow easier when you kill the surrounding bacteria. It is overuse of antibiotics that triggers bacteria resistance, not underuse. The same thing happens with flu vaccines. They need to produce new flu vaccines each year because new flu virus strains appear ...

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by boron
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 280

staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation

... or other mechanism against antibiotic. I think normal microflora of gut form biofilm. Biofilm formation isn't a sole factor to confer antibiotic resistance.

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by josem
Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation
Replies: 3
Views: 3280

Please check my answers.

... For number 3, A assumes that changes in nature are always slow, which they're not. Right now bats are being selected in North America for resistance to white-nose syndrome, a change that may occur over one or two generations - was Burbank faster? I suspect that the desired answer is D ...

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by Darby
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in its gas form there might be very little resistance so still som' as a liquid it offers more though an object more dense will sink right through it but in a frozen form you can walk on itand ...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
Replies: 4
Views: 2017

Bacterial Taxonomy

... form filamentous structures that may have reproductive spores. A unique feature is the mycolic acid of Mycobacterium and Nocardia , which gives resistance to dessication, but also makes colony growth significantly slower . These stain as acid-fast cells. If you've got acid-fast cells, you've ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 4311
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