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Treating Acne With Antibiotics Leads To Resistance

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May 25, 2001
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American Society For Microbiology
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The use of antibiotics to treat severe acne can lead to the development of antibiotic resistance in the bacteria that cause the skin condition, say researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

The use of antibiotics to treat severe acne can lead to the development of antibiotic resistance in the bacteria that cause the skin condition, say researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. They report the results of their study at the 101st General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Orlando, Florida.


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