:: Volume 22, Issue 4 (9-2014) ::
sjimu 2014, 22(4): 171-179 Back to browse issues page
The Use of MRSA Phage as a Super Specialized Antibiotic Against Lethal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
A Naser, F Azizi jalilian 1, R Azizian, H Askari, I Pakzad
1- , azizijalilian@yahoo.com
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Nowadays, excessive use of antibiotics in the treatment of human and animal diseases has caused bacteria’s multidrug resistant rise against antibiotics. Additionally, new antibiotics’ consumption involves new resistant genes that can shortly spread among other bacteria and need new antibiotics for its control and this requires spending millions of dollar.Methicillin - resistant staphylococcus is one of the mos invasive bacteria that quickly become resistant to the new generation of antibiotics. Bacteriophages are viruses that infect and replicate inside bacteria and finally lyse the host cells. Phage entry into the host bacterial cell requires a specific receptor. Phages are not able to identify other cells especially eukaryotic cells.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: education vartqa slamt
Received: 2014/09/13 | Accepted: 2014/09/13 | Published: 2014/09/13

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