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Specific virus species prey on bacteria to clear diabetic foot ulcer infections

August 4, 2020

Bacteriophages (phages) are tiny viruses that infect and replicate inside bacteria. In the fight against bacterial infections so far, phages have been used as inhalable treatments for pneumonia, wrapping materials that kill foodborne bugs or, drinkable chasers to clear up food poisoning symptoms. Most recently, scientists from Flinders University in Australia have used phages to […]

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