Over the past few weeks you have been reading about
antimicrobial therapies. There are several antibiotics (both natural and
semi-synthetic) that are used to target bacterial disease. However, an
increasing problem we are facing today is resistance to antibiotics.
According to the CDC "Antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria or
other microbes to resist the effects of an antibiotic. Antibiotic resistance
occurs when bacteria change in some way that reduces or eliminates the
effectiveness of drugs, chemicals, or other agents designed to cure or prevent