What is it about?

Biofilm and other virulence factors provide a shield to bacteria, making them harder to treat.

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Why is it important?

Antibiotic resistant bacteria is becoming a global problem, causing more serious, hard to treat infections and more deaths.

Perspectives

Novel approaches such as antivirulence agents, including inhibitors of biofilm, are needed to better treat antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. These approaches will disarm the bacterial and help the host to better fight the bacterial infection. Some of these agent reverse the resistance of bacteria to current antibiotics.

David Anderson
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This page is a summary of: Challenges and New Therapeutic Approaches in the Management of Chronic Wounds, Current Drug Targets, September 2020, Bentham Science Publishers, DOI: 10.2174/1389450121666200623131200.
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