The prevalence of resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics in children with urinary tract infections is high, especially in countries outside the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), according to a recent article in the British Medical Journal. In an editorial, an Australian professor of General Practise Research warns about the drastic consequences of this finding for clinical management. Continue reading
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‘Lonely’ bacteria are more likely to mutate and, therefore, develop resistance than bacteria in large groups. This is shown by research from dr. Rok Krašovec and his colleagues at The University of Manchester, published this week in Nature Communications. Continue reading