Bacteriophages as twenty-first century antibacterial tools for food and medicine

  title={Bacteriophages as twenty-first century antibacterial tools for food and medicine},
  author={Damien Maura and Laurent Debarbieux},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an increasing source of concern in all environments in which these drugs have been used. More stringent regulations have led to a slow but sure decrease in antibiotic use in the food industry worldwide, but have also stimulated the search for alternative antibacterial agents. In medicine, the number of people infected with pan-resistant bacteria is driving research to develop new treatments. Within these contexts, studies on the use of bacteriophages in both… CONTINUE READING

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