Acta Scientific Microbiology

EditorialVolume 1 Issue 7

Antibacterial Synergy: An Imperative Need

Shyamapada Mandal*

Laboratory of Microbiology and Experimental Medicine, Department of Zoology, University of Gour Banga, Malda, India

*Corresponding Author: Shyamapada Mandal, Professor, Laboratory of Microbiology and Experimental Medicine, Department of Zoology, University of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal, India.

Received: April 28, 2018; Published: June 01, 2018

Citation: Shyamapada Mandal. “Antibacterial Synergy: An Imperative Need”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 1.7 (2018).

  Antibiotics stand as the mainstay of treatment against lifethreatening infection, to humans, with bacterial pathogen. How ever, the acquirement and dissemination of bacterial antibiotic resistances add up to a havoc threat to modern medicine, and hence, in the absence of alternate antibiotic-based treatment regimen, antibacterial combination is employed progressively in order to get augmented effect of conventionally used existing antibiotics against antibiotic resistant strains [1-3], following in vitro experimentations [1,2,4]: agar dilution checkerboard, time-kill studies and double disk synergy test.

Copyright: © 2018 Shyamapada Mandal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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