Eliava Phage Therapy Center

Antibiotics crisis: is phage therapy the answer?

It’s been used in the former USSR for a century. Now the West is taking notice

 Bacteriophage – or ‘phage’ for short – is a virus that infects bacteria. These naturally occurring infective agents contaminate bacterium and replicate once within. They are everywhere – including all over our bodies where they outnumber bacteria 10 to one – and are one of the most common entities in the biosphere.

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