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Battling against drug-resistant bacteria / by Tammy Gagne.

Gagne, Tammy, (author.).

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Piedmont Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Braselton Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781632353733
  • ISBN: 1632353733
  • ISBN: 9781632353900
  • ISBN: 1632353903
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Antibiotics becoming resistant to many bacteria -- Drug resistance makes it harder to fight superbugs -- Researchers work to find solutions to superbugs -- Treatment are vital for patients fighting bacteria -- Superbugs are deadlier than once believed -- New antibiotics offer smaller paydays -- Doctors seeking alternate treatments -- Scientists find promising antibiotic in dirt -- A smart bandage could help lessen antibiotic use -- Saliva may offer a solution -- Developers add decoys to the drugs -- Patients learn how to protect themselves from superbugs.
Summary, etc.:
"Battling Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience:
Grades 4 to 6.
Subject: Drug resistance in microorganisms > Juvenile literature.
Drug resistance > Juvenile literature.
Bacterial diseases > Juvenile literature.
Antibiotics > Development > Juvenile literature.
Public health > Juvenile literature.

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