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What is a super-bug?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Label of resistant D

Germs that are tested & found to be resistant to multiple antibiotics are often labeled super bugs.
Germs evolve over time & can acquire a resistance to the method many antibiotics work. Ongoing research develops new antibiotics to meet this cahllange. It would help if less people kept a few pills from their last illness & decided to self treat their next virus.

In brief: Label of resistant D

Germs that are tested & found to be resistant to multiple antibiotics are often labeled super bugs.
Germs evolve over time & can acquire a resistance to the method many antibiotics work. Ongoing research develops new antibiotics to meet this cahllange. It would help if less people kept a few pills from their last illness & decided to self treat their next virus.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Super bug

A super bug is generally used to describe a micro organism i.
E "bug" that has developed resistance to normal treatment i.E antibiotic resistance.

In brief: Super bug

A super bug is generally used to describe a micro organism i.
E "bug" that has developed resistance to normal treatment i.E antibiotic resistance.
Dr. Robert Gluck
Dr. Robert Gluck
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