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Antibiotic resistance problem exacerbated by illegal sales

Illegal over the counter sale of antibiotics in the US is aggravating the antibiotic resistance problem. Inappropriate use of antibiotics is not only ineffective but also helps bacteria build up resistance to bacteria which can have serious implications.

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About: Antibiotic resistance problem exacerbated by illegal sales

Date: 3 October 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=14365

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