Are Your Bacteria Smarter Than Your Doctor?

Are your bacteria smarter than your doctor? Absolutely! Some bacteria are naturally resistant to antibiotics. This comes from past exposures and the subsequent development of resistance. These bacteria are called persisters. They are unaffected by all antibiotics, and theoretically lie dormant in the body. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20528688 Other bacteria produce their own anti-antibiotics - "The bacteria produce [...]