Phage Therapy in the Postantibiotic Era

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Period17 Jan 2019

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Media contributions

  • TitleDoctor calls on medical profession to consider using phage therapy to tackle antibiotic resistance
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletMonash Lens
    Media typeWeb
    DescriptionPhage therapy – the therapeutic use of viruses that infect and kill bacteria - is proving to be more than just an alternative to antibiotics.

    Dr Fernando Gordillo Altamirano
    Credit: Ruzeen Patwa
    Dr Fernando Gordillo Altamirano, a medical doctor undertaking PhD in science at Monash University has co-authored a compelling case on the benefits of Phage therapy in Clinical Microbiology Reviews, a leading journal in the field of medical microbiology.
    PersonsJeremy Barr, Fernando Gordillo Altamirano