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For every 100 hospitalised pediatric patients across India who may need a common antibiotic called ampicillin to fight infections, chances are it won’t help 95 of them. In 75% of hospitalised children, especially those younger than one month old, another common antibiotic, gentamycin, may not work.
The reason, according a recent study by pediatricians of Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai, is that antibiotic resistance has risen to alarming levels among India’s youngest.
EDMONDS, Wash. — A local family celebrating after getting a clean bill of health for their 4-year old son. He battled a rare congenital defect and a life threatening infection. They came across a KOMO News story on a treatment called phage therapy and say phage made all the difference.