Resistance Remedies

12345775_225193874501965_324245161_nWith the recent finding in Pennsylvania of a hospital patient with an E.coli infection that resists colistin, an antibiotic used as the last line of defense against multi-drug resistant bacteria, the scientific and medical communities continue to search for answers to the menace of superbugs.

While common antibiotics were able to treat the patient, the major concern is the spread of an antibiotic resistance factor previously unseen in the United States.

NC State researchers are working on different approaches to fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Read more in the NC State News Story.