Search effective ways solve problem struggle bacterial infectious pathology


Discoveries of the late 20, early 21 century allowed deciphering genomes of many organisms including the genomes of the pathogenic and opportunistic bacteria. These discoveries provided a hope for quick solutions for controlling of the bacterial infections. However at present it is obvious that routine approaches based on antibiotic therapy do not have a bright future. Construction of new drugs or vaccines based on the knowledge of bacterial genomics does not look as easy as before due to many reasons including the problems caused by complexity of human microbiota. In the review article the author argue that old concepts of clinical microbiology based on the division of bacteria into symbionts and the parasites require revision.

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