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Superbugs: The Rise of Drug-Resistant Germs (In the News)

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Synopsis:

Health experts fear that some day, strains of bacteria will arise that no medicine can kill. This enlightening book presents the single-celled superbugs, which are notorious for causing the most hospital infections, and for being the most resistant to antibiotics. Students discover how "bugs" become superbugs and how they learn to evade the body's defenses. New treatments are covered, as well as some of the recent developments that scientists are researching.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781435835856
Author:
Watson, Stephanie
Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group
Subject:
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Subject:
Infectious Diseases
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Description:
Library
Series:
In the News
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.30x7.20x.40 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Health experts fear that some day, strains of bacteria will arise that no medicine can kill. This enlightening book presents the single-celled superbugs, which are notorious for causing the most hospital infections, and for being the most resistant to antibiotics. Students discover how "bugs" become superbugs and how they learn to evade the body's defenses. New treatments are covered, as well as some of the recent developments that scientists are researching.
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