antibiotic resistant bacteria

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00am - 9:30am
David Haslam (Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center)
There is an urgent need to develop new ways to combat the threat of rising antibiotic resistance rates, which has been nationally highlighted explicitly in recent action plans of the CDC and the White House. Our laboratory has found that hospitalized patients who develop infection almost always have the infecting bacterium on their body before they become ill, usually in the intestine but occasionally on the skin or in the mouth.
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