Researchers discover a new type of swimming movement that boosts an efficient spread of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an opportunistic human pathogen.
The ironic role of orally administered antibiotics: savior or destroyer of our gut?
Antibiotic resistance has been the hot topic of the current century. Recent research has shown that microbial interactions can modulate the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics.
Microbes can undergo changes in their genetic composition. Mobile Genetic Elements can facilitate these changes. Is this just another travel route for the spread of antibiotic resistance genes?
Antibiotics have revolutionized the treatment of deadly infectious diseases, but does that mean that these diseases are only a thing of the past?