Specialising in Cataract and Strabismus Surgery & general Adult and Paediatric Ophthalmology


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Antibiotic Resistance

Posted by Michael Forrest on 30 March 2013 | 0 Comments

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The emergence of "superbugs", bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics, is shaping up as one of the greatest world-wide health-care challenges of the (still relatively) new century. Infectious Diseases (ID) Physicians warn of a coming "Red Plague" that threatens to effectively take us back to the pre-antibiotic era, when people died of what are currently considered minor infections, due to increasing Gram-negative resistance.

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Dr Forrest practices at Northside Eye Specialists, based at Chermside, North Brisbane, and at Blackwood Street, Mitchelton.

Northside Eye Specialists
Chermside Medical Complex
3/956 Gympie Road
Chermside QLD 4032
Phone: 07 3359 8886
Fax: 07 3359 5557

12 Blackwood Street 
(Postal address: PO Box 6134)
Mitchelton  QLD 4053
Phone: 07 3855 2605
Fax: 07 3855 3707