Phage therapy in clinical practice: treatment of human infections.

@article{Kutter2010PhageTI,
  title={Phage therapy in clinical practice: treatment of human infections.},
  author={Elizabeth Kutter and Daniel De Vos and Guram Gvasalia and Zemphira Alavidze and Lasha Gogokhia and Sarah Kuhl and Stephen T. Abedon},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical biotechnology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          69-86
        }
}
  • Elizabeth Kutter, Daniel De Vos, +4 authors Stephen T. Abedon
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current pharmaceutical biotechnology
  • Phage therapy is the application of bacteria-specific viruses with the goal of reducing or eliminating pathogenic or nuisance bacteria. While phage therapy has become a broadly relevant technology, including veterinary, agricultural, and food microbiology applications, it is for the treatment or prevention of human infections that phage therapy first caught the world's imagination--see, especially, Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis (1925)--and which today is the primary motivator of the field… CONTINUE READING

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