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antibiotics

Used to prevent or treat infection by various agents; most are ineffective against viral infections, however.
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The study carried out in two hospitals -- Ujjain Charitable Trust Hospital in Ujjain and Chandrikaben Rashmikant Gardi Hospital at Surasa -- in Madhya Pradesh found water discharged as effluent carried many types of commonly used antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, metronidazole, norfloxacin, sulphamethoxazole, ceftriaxone, ofloxacin, levofloxacin and tinidazole.
It would mean that certain infections would be unable to be treated with antibiotics.
FIFTY YEARS AGO, MIRACLE DRUGS CALLED ANTIBIOTICS HELPED CONQUER GERMS.
Overuse of antibiotics has resulted in outbreaks of penicillin-resistant infections of Haemophilus influenzae (responsible for some cases of ear infections and meningitis), mutations of the common intestinal tract bacterium E.
The report also provides current sales and prescription trends for antibiotics and antifungals and a detailed review of the current armamentarium of marketed antibiotics and antifungals.
Use of broad spectrum antibiotics (antibiotics that are effective against a wide range of bacteria and more likely to drive antibiotic resistance) has decreased in primary care to 8.
The CDC, along with a broadening coalition of partners, will observe the eighth annual Get Smart About Antibiotics Week during November 16-22.
Antibiotics are available, they are more effective than antiseptics, and they are cost-effective, especially when a patient is able to return to work sooner.
The genes that enable bacteria to resist antibiotics, for instance by expelling the drugs, can be exchanged between microbes in several ways.
This represents the clinical scenario of getting a yeast infection after taking antibiotics," says Huffnagle.

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