Posts Tagged ‘bacterial infection’

Researchers Discover How Persistent Bacteria Can Withstand Antibiotics

Friday, January 3rd, 2014
Antibiotics have become a common and effective means of fighting off bacterial  infections. But over the course of time, some bacteria may develop resistance to certain antibiotics that makes them more difficult to combat with the same treatment. Some persistent bacteria simply become dormant or inactive when exposed to certain antibacterial treatments, which help them survive. Researchers at the Hebrew Universit