The Importance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Medical Mycology

Prior to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, antibiotic resistance was identified as a major global health care concern. Although fungal infections remain largely unknown to the general public, total attributable annual deaths are comparable to or exceed global mortalities from malaria, tuberculosis, or HIV. The impact of fungal infections has been exacerbated…

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Safer Plant-Based Nanoparticles for Combating Antibiotic Resistance In Bacteria: A Comprehensive Review On Its Potential Applications, Recent Advances, And Future Perspective

The increasing issue of antibiotic resistance is a great challenge to the pharmaceutical industry. The pressure of developing newer, better compounds with capacity to kill or inhibit the growth of antibiotic resistant organisms is huge. In this direction, nanoparticles are gaining a lot of attention. For instance, the use of…

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Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Escherichia Coli in Chicken Meat and Edible Poultry Organs Collected from Retail Shops and Supermarkets of North Western Province in Sri Lanka

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that inhabits and colonize the guts of human beings and animals. Particular strains of this bacterium called ‘Shiga toxin-producing strains of E. coli’ (STECs) cause infections in humans due to the intake of food which is not cooked, partially cooked or contaminated with…

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