Antibiotic Resistance

What is antibiotic resistance?

When bacteria develop the ability to defend themselves against the effect of an antibiotic, then they are said to have acquired antibiotic resistance. Over the years, pathogenic bacteria - the bacteria that cause disease - have grown resistant to many conventional antibiotics because of overuse or inappropriate use.

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