Assess and Analyze data regarding a peer-reviewed Journal Article based on An
Interactive Game that Combats Misconceptions about Antibiotic Resistance and
Download and Play Superbugs: The Game.
● Access and Assess the Journal Article below:
● Discuss your Understandings regarding:
■ Antibiotic Resistance
■ What factors cause it?
■ How is it happening so fast?
■ Why are some drugs becoming obsolete?
■ Horizontal Gene Transfer
■ What, how & why are bacteria able to pick up
“Resistant” genes from other bacteria?
■ Beta-Lactam Antibiotics
■ What are beta lactam rings?
■ Why are they so important in antibiotics?
■ How is it that some microbes are “resistant” to beta
lactam drugs, while others are susceptible?
■ Do you think Penicillin will become obsolete? Why?
Write a 2 page response to this question.
● Antimicrobial Drug Resistance