Metal-based antimicrobial strategies

  • Raymond J. Turner
  • Microbial Biotechnology, July 2017, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12785

metal ions used as antibiotics

What is it about?

this is a short article to indicate that metal ion based antimicrobials are an important consideration to deal with antimicrobial resistance; an issue that beginning to plague our health care system. It also defines how we are already misusing​ these antimicrobial agents

Why is it important?

The antimicrobial resistance era is upon us. We need: legislation to limit antibiotic use, development of new antimicrobials, and maintain drug use stewardship through proper education of health care and industrial professionals.

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