Treatment of plague: promising alternatives to antibiotics.

@article{Anisimov2006TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of plague: promising alternatives to antibiotics.},
  author={Andrey P Anisimov and Kingsley Kwaku Amoako},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 Pt 11},
  pages={1461-75}
}
Plague still poses a significant threat to human health, and interest has been renewed recently in the possible use of Yersinia pestis as a biological weapon by terrorists. The septicaemic and pneumonic forms are always lethal if untreated. Attempts to treat this deadly disease date back to the era of global pandemics, when various methods were explored. The successful isolation of the plague pathogen led to the beginning of more scientific approaches to the treatment and cure of plague. This… CONTINUE READING

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