Antibiotic Resistance

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Antibiotic Resistance


What is antibiotics?



Don't do it!

Causes of Antibiotics Resistance


Use these suggestions:1. Do not take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.2. Talk with your healthcare provider about antibiotic resistance3. Take an antibiotic exactly as the healthcare provider tells you.4. And of course scientists are developing medication for these nasty bacterias!

Antibiotcs are a type of antimicrobial used specifically against bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria.At least 2,049,442 illnesses, and 23,ooo deaths caused by antibotic resistance!

These antibiotic-resistant bacteria are highly contageous, which leads to fast pace of spreding to your loved ones. Also, you can pass on these nasty resistant infection to your kids! Urgent threat Infecitons:1) Clostridium difficile (CDIFF)2) carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)3) Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Repeated and improper uses of antibiotics are primary causes of the increase in drug-resistant bacteria. More resistant it is, its is harder to treat and cure!

Effects of Antionotics Resistance

Did u know antibiotic resistnace has been called one of the most pressing public health problems?

Do not Do not Do not take these under viral infections:1. Colds2. Flu3. Most coughs and bronchitis

Sources for this Glog:CDC website and packet


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