Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Organisms

Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Organisms

Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Organisms – Resistance has posed numerous clinical challenges. Antibiotic misuse and overprescription, among numerous other factors, have served as a driving force influencing the selection and dissemination of resistance. As a result, a plethora of diverse resistance mechanisms have been identified, and in many cases, multiple resistance mechanisms to a class of antibiotic have emerged in pathogens, compounding the problem (Melano et al., 2003). [Read more…]