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what is that medical story that started w/ a moldy cheese sandwich?
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victor wrote:Think Antibiotics means think about:
they are not antibiotics. Acetaminophen is just a pain?fever killer. Ibuprofen is a non steroidic antiinflammatory.
-and their friends (sulpha family).....
Quinolons are a family of antibiotics, while amoxycillin is a member of the "penicillin/beta lactam" family.
And Fleming, Florey and Chain had no moldy cheese sandwich but old moldy media plates to grow their bacterial culture...
But I think the moldy cheese sandwich could have made a good stat for the history
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