Emerging Threat of Antimicrobial Resistant Superbugs

S M Naeem

Abstract


Fighting pathogenic organism had been the main objective to treat infections since ancient times. Moulds and other plants had been used to treat infections by Greeks and Indians. Similarly mouldy bread had been used for treating wound and infection in Greece and Serbia. Russians peasants used to cure wounds by using warm soil. Turtle shells and snake shell soups, mixed with bear   had been in use for patients cure by Sumerian doctors. Ophthalmic infections, sued to be healed by Babylonian doctors using sour milk mixed with frog bile. Oil cake (sweetmeat) had also been in use, both as desiccant and antibacterial in Sri Lankan army1. All this practice leads to the innovation of antibiotics

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Emerging Threat of Antimicrobial Resistant Superbugs

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