Narrow spectrum antibiotic kills pathogens without killing good bacteria

Posted by on May 9, 2016 6:55 pm
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The problem with broad spectrum antibiotics is that they kill good bacteria along with the bad. But a new antibiotic, Debio 1452, which is narrowly targeted at Staphilococcal pathogens, caused almost no harm to the gut microbiome of mouse models, while conventional broad spectrum antibiotics caused major damage.

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