Quotes: antibiotics

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  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
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    Antibiotics are so pervasive that they are often prescribed preemptively, as soon as patients report symptoms, before a diagnosis is made.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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    Even diseases have lost their prestige, there aren't so many of them left. Think it over... no more syphilis, no more clap, no more typhoid... antibiotics have taken half the tragedy out of medicine.
  • Caskie Stinnett
    Caskie Stinnett
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    The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases.
    Source: Out of the Red (1960)
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    We've all been sick; we're all afraid of infection. I think the easiest application to help people understand what quorum sensing is and why it's important to study is to tell them that if we could make the bacteria either deaf or mute, we could create new antibiotics.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    When antibiotics became industrially produced following World War II, our quality of life and our longevity improved enormously. No one thought bacteria were going to become resistant.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    When antibiotics first came out, nobody could have imagined we'd have the resistance problem we face today. We didn't give bacteria credit for being able to change and adapt so fast.
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