Patient with antibiotic-resistant lung infection saved with bacteriophages

A multidisciplinary team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) has for the first-time used bacteriophages to successfully treat a patient suffering from an antibiotic-resistant chronic bacterial lung infection. This success was achieved thanks to a highly personalized, multidisciplinary approach involving the selection of a bacteriophage specific to the patient’s multidrug resistant bacteria.

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