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Title:
Battling against drug-resistant bacteria / by Tammy Gagne.
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ISBN:
9781632353733
Publication Information:
North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, 2016.
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Many bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics -- Drug resistance makes it harder to fight superbugs -- Researchers work to find solutions to superbugs -- Treatment are vital for patients fighting bacteria -- Superbugs are deadlier than once believed -- New antibiotics offer smaller paydays -- Doctors are seeking alternative treatments -- Scientists find promising antibiotic in dirt -- A smart bandage could help lessen antibiotic use -- Saliva may offer a solution -- Developers add decoys to the drugs -- Patients protect themselves from superbugs -- Fact sheet.
Abstract:
"Offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered."--
Audience/Reading Level:
Interest grade level: 4-6.

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Examines 12 of the most interesting facts about battling drug-resistant bacteria. Concise and understandable information is paired with colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars.