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Bacteriophages or "phages" are ;


-Viruses and bacteria's most natural enemies.

-Most abundant and ubiquitous entity on the planet : there are 

10 times more phages than bacteria.

-Harmless to humans, animals and plants.

-Naturally present in billions, outside and inside the human body.

-Highly specific rather than broad spectrum, unlike antibiotics.

-Active against Gram+ Gram- and MDR bacteria.

-Discovered 10 years before Penicillin.

-First reported for use in 6 patients in 1921

-Used safely in Eastern Europe for 100 years

 Bacteriophages : Bacteria's natural predators  

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