Phage therapy makes a comeback to counteract multidrug resistance
By Mardi Chapman
29 May 2018
Dr Thomas Patterson’s wife was told to expect the worst after he contracted a multidrug resistant Acinebacter baumannii infection in Egypt in 2015. Despite being flown to Germany for treatment and eventually home to the US, he had developed an uncontrolled intra-abdominal infection that put him in a coma for three months in ICU. Dr Patterson ...