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What do you think is the most likely reason for the development of drug resistance?
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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Unnecessary antibiotic use in animal husbandry.
Unnecessary antibiotic use in treating viral infections. Unnecessary antibiotic use in hospitalized patients without bacterial infections. Bacteria must survive in a toxic competitive world and have developed adaptive techniques which include the ability to acquire resistance plasmids or mutations to survive exposure to toxic chemicals.

In brief: See below
Unnecessary antibiotic use in animal husbandry.
Unnecessary antibiotic use in treating viral infections. Unnecessary antibiotic use in hospitalized patients without bacterial infections. Bacteria must survive in a toxic competitive world and have developed adaptive techniques which include the ability to acquire resistance plasmids or mutations to survive exposure to toxic chemicals.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
In brief: Drug resistance
The over prescribing of antibiotics.

In brief: Drug resistance
The over prescribing of antibiotics.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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