Antimikroba: Magic Bullet Versus Superbugs

Sutandhio, Silvia and Alimsardjono, Lindawati and Wasito, Eddy Bagus (2018) Antimikroba: Magic Bullet Versus Superbugs. Jurnal Widya Medika, 4 (1). pp. 38-43. ISSN 2338-0373

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Magic bullet is a terminology used by Paul Ehrlich to refer to substance that selectively attach microbes that cause infection without affecting human tissues. The concept of magic bullet is adopted in attempts toJind antimicrobial drugs that is safe to human. Improper and excessive use of antimicrobial drugs has caused the emergence of microbes that are resistant to various antimicrobial drugs (superbugs). Superbugs are recent healthcare and public health issues. This condition is exacerbated by the discovery void of eflective antimicrobial drug against superbugs. Health practitioners must perform prudent use of antibiotics in order to prevent transmission of and infection by superbugs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: antimicrobial drugs, infection, superbugs
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Journal Publication
Depositing User: F.X. Hadi
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 04:41
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2018 02:18

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