Ep 6. Sophie Helaine & bacterial persistence; breakpoint discrepancies; ABR in the media.


Here we are one month more! In this episode you have the chance to learn about antibiotic persistence and the differences between this and antibiotic resistance with Dr. Sophie Helaine from the Imperial College London. In our news section we talk about a recent report published on the discrepancies of breakpoints between different antibiotic susceptibility systems, and a very good media article about antibiotic resistance.

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Relevant links:

  • Sophie Helaine's page: relevant info about her research and latest publications.
  • EUCAST: European Commitee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing.
  • CLSI: Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute

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