Please explain!

In our very first episode of "Please explain!" we are talking about what antimicrobials are, how they work and why you should always follow the prescription advice. And yes, there might or might not be fun facts about squids (#Schroedinger's squid).


Since we take our science serious, here a list of the references we used to produce this episode: 

- The evolution of the peppered moth : https://evolution-outreach.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1007/s12052-008-0107-y 

- Antimicrobial resistance and One Health. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious  Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP): https://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/about.html 

- About the use of antimicrobial agents in animals and humans in Denmark: https://www.danmap.org/downloads/reports

 - Helenas paper about antibiotic resistant bacteria from Danish chicken meat: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924857918300979WHO 

- Pros and con of phage therapy: https://www.healthline.com/health/phage-therapy

- Some more info on Pseudomonas aeruginosa: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/organisms/pseudomonas.html

- Some more info on Listeria monocytogenes: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/index.html

- The Hawaiian bobtail squid and its symbiont Vibrio fischeri: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/comments/S0960-9822(08)01137-8 


 

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