TWiM 6: Antibacterial therapy with bacteriophage: Reality or fiction?

bacteriophage modelHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Cliff Mintz, Michael Schmidt, and Elio Schaecter

On episode #6 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Cliff, Michael and Elio review the use of bacteriophages to manage infections, and the presence of antibiotic resistance genes in bacteriophages from urban sewage and river water.

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The model of bacteriophage T4 shown in the photo is described here.

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