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Tag archive for : antibiotics

Tag archive for : antibiotics

From farm management to bacteriophage therapy: strategies to reduce antibiotic use in animal agriculture

April 15, 2019

Posted : 2019 , News

Using bacteriophages to reduce antibiotic use

November 17, 2017

Wim Nuboer, Micreos, spoke at the symposium of Veterinair Knowledge Center on 13 October about the existence and role of bacteriophages. With the help of these microorganisms, pig farmers will be able to reduce the use of antibiotics even further in the future.   As was recently shown in De … Continue reading

Posted : 2017 , News

This man should have died, but phage infusions saved his life

August 11, 2017

Tom Patterson should have died during those weeks in March 2016 when he lay comatose, a lethal strain of ­multi-drug-resistant bacteria raging through his body. Antibiotics proved useless, and his doctors were grim. They were losing him. He should have died, but he didn’t. Instead, in desperation, a novel approach … Continue reading

Posted : 2017 , News

Phages prevent Listeria and Salmonella contaminations

January 6, 2016

Phage technology can prevent contamination with pathogens like Listeria and Salmonella during food production processes. Micreos has developed and registered several ‘green’ processing aids based on phage technology. A large American supplier of turkey meat has started treating its poultry products with these all-natural, organic products. “Phage technology has many … Continue reading

Posted : 2016 , News

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