Potential weapons for the battle against antibiotic resistance discovered

06.12.2017. Zanimljivosti

The scientists found specifically that the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can produce specific molecular factors that dramatically increase or decrease an antibiotic’s ability to kill Staphylococcus aureus, another bacterium that often co-infects with P. aeruginosa.

The findings, published in PLoS Biology, point to the possibility of new antibiotics employing these factors to enhance antibiotic susceptibility.

The research also shows how understanding the precise mix of bacteria and their interactions could become a standard part of clinical practice in treating bacterial infections, especially the more dangerous infections involving antibiotic resistance. Doctors currently gauge the antibiotic susceptibility of an infecting bacterial species by examining it in isolation from other species.

 

Read more here or read the original scientific article.

Projekt "U Društvu mikroba"

Osnovna svrha projekta je doprinijeti uvođenju, razvoju i održivosti programa društveno korisnog učenja na fakultetima. Više o projektu

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13.09.2018. Zanimljivosti
Probiotics are mostly useless and can actually hurt you
Probiotics are living micro-organisms that are taken by millions of people to boost their microbiome or to restore their gut ecosystem after a dose of antibiotics. Yet questions remain about whether they actually work.
16.08.2018. Zanimljivosti
The urinary microbiome associated with bladder cancer
An international group of scientists led by dr. Terzić, including Croatian microbiological society member dr. Viljemka Bučević Popović as a first author, have recently published a paper on the association of urinary microbiome and bladder cancer.
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Cilj Društva je okupljanje mikrobiologa i stručnjaka srodnih struka s ciljem unapređenja svih grana mikrobiologije.

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