Narrowing the spectrum: the new frontier of precision antimicrobials

  title={Narrowing the spectrum: the new frontier of precision antimicrobials},
  author={Alexandra E. Paharik and Henry Louis Schreiber and Caitlin N Spaulding and Karen W. Dodson and Scott J Hultgren},
  booktitle={Genome Medicine},
Antibiotics have become the standard of care for bacterial infections. However, rising rates of antibiotic-resistant infections are outpacing the development of new antimicrobials. Broad-spectrum antibiotics also harm beneficial microbial communities inhabiting humans. To combat antibiotic resistance and protect these communities, new precision… CONTINUE READING
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