penicillin-resistant bacteria


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Noun1.penicillin-resistant bacteria - bacteria that are unaffected by penicillin
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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Echoing the delicious tone of Simon Carlyle projects like On Thin Ice and No Holds Bard, this mockumentary toured cameras around Brimlington Hospital, getting under the skin of everyone from a bed-blocking hypochondric and a wise-cracking Scouse priest, to a porter pushing alternative therapies while he's pushing patients and a hapless radio DJ with the vigour of a penicillin-resistant bacteria.
Contrary to tetracycline treatments, penicillin-resistant bacteria from each of the four soils could grow even at the concentration of 1000 mg/L penicillin; this value was nearly double that reported in other studies.

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