New Antibiotic discovered – Teixobactin

 

Researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics for the first time in over three decades. This discovery is exciting because it’s a step in the right direction for healthcare.  Due to over prescribing of antibiotics the pathogens simply become more resistant as time goes by. Teixobactin will give a new way to take on drug resistant pathogens.

 

The soil that we step on is teaming with bacteria that have not been cultured in a lab. Keep in mind this was not for a lack of trying but the bacteria would not grow in a Petri dish. Computers are now invading our health industry on a microorganism level.

 

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