Corpus ID: 10325420

Phage therapy of staphylococcal infections (including MRSA) may be less expensive than antibiotic treatment.

  title={Phage therapy of staphylococcal infections (including MRSA) may be less expensive than antibiotic treatment.},
  author={R. Międzybrodzki and W. Fortuna and B. Weber-Dąbrowska and A. G{\'o}rski},
  journal={Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej},
  • R. Międzybrodzki, W. Fortuna, +1 author A. Górski
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej
  • The current drama of antibiotic resistance has revived interest in phage therapy. In response to this challenge, a phage therapy center was established at our Institute in 2005 which accepts patients from Poland and abroad with antibiotic-resistant infections. We now present data showing that efficient phage therapy of staphylococcal infections is no longer a treatment of last resort (when all antibiotics fail), but allows for significant savings in the costs of healthcare. 
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