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Broad-spectrum antimicrobials—considering ‘holobiont’ welfare

Broad-spectrum antimicrobials—considering ‘holobiont’ welfare

Distribution of the common bacterial phyla in each of the different body sites. Credit: Wikimedia Commons The discovery of antibiotics (also referred to as antimicrobials) is perhaps the most revolutionary outcome in the medical sciences during the twentieth century, and has allowed medical practitioners to treat a wide range of bacterial infections; and therefore, antimicrobials […]