Infections due to antibiotic resistant bacteria are a global public health crisis. To help combat infections with multi-drug resistant bacteria, there has been a recent surge in the development of antimicrobial agents. The Barnes Jewish Hospital Microbiology Laboratory is now able to perform susceptibility testing for a number of these new antibiotics. Information regarding this […]
Bacteria’s appetite may be key to cleaning up antibiotic contamination
Gautam Dantas, PhD is senior author on a study showing antibiotics in the environment contribute to drug resistance.