The infection is caused by a bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics.
After taking the medicine, I eat yogurt to replace healthy bacteria.
They can develop into new types of bacteria that the drugs don’t affect.
Michael Pollan -- The Omnivore’s Dilemma
In fact, man lived in a sea of bacteria.
Michael Crichton -- The Andromeda Strain
...he hoped, that he didn’t get any of the bad bacteria.
Louis Sachar -- Holes
you may have hit on the supreme way to kill pathogenic bacteria.
Sinclair Lewis -- Arrowsmith
Couldn’t tell which was more disgusting, but I was pretty sure that the biology and chemistry teachers never needed to pay for mold or bacteria kits again.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
AMRIID barely survived the flares, but they’re confident that the underground containment system for the most dangerous viruses, bacteria and biological weapons didn’t fail.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
And then, just to make sure I’d live through the war, I’d like, I don’t know, make myself immune to every virus and bacteria on Earth.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
’, "That’s what happens when you spend your golden years in a place where oxygen and bacteria can’t exist, like the underside of our bog.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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I remembered the room number from Mrs. Hickey, which was easy for me to note because it was also the name of an anti-bacterial treatment we often used during the war, a solution of Salvarsan that was known as "606," the number of its compound denotation.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
It had been a particularly virulent bacterial strain.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
Most children of Demeter could do little more than make crops grow and keep bacterial fungi at bay.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
Every touchable surface was a disease waiting to happen, every speck of dust an allergen poised to swell your nose and clog your ducts, every toothbrush bristle a bacterial playground.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
I know a lot about bacteria and germs, so this is all very challenging for me.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
He was up very early these days, he had explained, leaving for his laboratory at Pfizer because of some very important bacterial cultures that needed his observation.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
I will have a positive attitude, take care of myself, I’ll feed myself enzymes, and friendly bacteria.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
Lacking sulfa drugs or modern antibiotics, heat was the only defense against a bacterial infection.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Somebody made a bacterium that ate it.
Scott Westerfeld -- Uglies
The worms and bacteria had eaten the rest.
Paul Zindel -- The Pigman
A cankering disease, due, it is believed, to the action of certain bacteria, presently seized upon it.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
Did I worry about ingesting some horrid bacteria? I didn’t even think about it.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
Because they don’t work–the bacteria are smarter than your medicines.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
I spoke privately to my family on the phone and refrained from mentioning to Mom that I had now contracted some kind of Afghan mountain bacteria that attacked my stomach like Montezuma’s revenge gets you in Mexico.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
Before lunchtime, the lab had its answer: the lizard blood showed no significant reactivity to any viral or bacterial antigen.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
It turned noses into fountains, lungs into bacterial sponges.
Frank McCourt -- Angela’s Ashes
Body lice and bacteria and fleas were dying by the billions.
Kurt Vonnegut -- Slaughterhouse-Five
I wish to be totally clean, germless, without bacteria, like the surface ofthe moon.
Margaret Atwood -- The Handmaid’s Tale
All of us carry the bacterium in our bodies, probably since birth or immediately thereafter.
Malcolm Gladwell -- The Tipping Point
This other bacteria, permitted to age, does not kill a man but leaves in its wake the hulk of a creature torn and twisted; there is still fire within his being but it is kept alive by casting upon it faggots of scorn and hate.
Truman Capote -- In Cold Blood
He bought every available book on bacteria and began sending for magazines that printed articles of a mildly scientific nature.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
The problem is not only that a single bacterium has become more virulent.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
She touched the wings of flies, the souls of invisible bacteria, all specks, mites, and mica-snowings of sunlight filtrated with motion and much more hidden emotion.
Ray Bradbury -- Something Wicked This Way Comes
I learned that in making their experiments scientists will take some group, bacteria, mice, people, and subject that group to certain conditions.
Cormac McCarthy -- All the Pretty Horses
The tagline read, "A smile should be more than a memory," and the text expressed unemotional information about a "bacteria called plaque that grows and thrives below the gumline," but Mortenson was far beyond language.
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin -- Three Cups of Tea
Rats infected with deadly bacteria were systematically released among the populace, making Japan the only combatant to use biological warfare in World War II.
James Bradley -- Flags of Our Fathers
and the bacteria inside Mr. Sorley?
E.M. Forster -- A Passage to India
Here, apparently, was the Palaeontological Section, and a very splendid array of fossils it must have been, though the inevitable process of decay that had been staved off for a time, and had, through the extinction of bacteria and fungi, lost ninety-nine hundredths of its force, was nevertheless, with extreme sureness if with extreme slowness at work again upon all its treasures.
H.G. Wells -- The Time Machine
One day in a microbiology class the professor instructed the students to place a specimen on the agar in order to see if bacteria would grow in the petri dish.
Sampon Davis, et. al. -- We Beat the Street
In the laboratory where he’d first seen bacteria swimming in a petri dish, there were no microscopes anymore — all stolen, the custodians said.
Tracy Kidder -- Strength in What Remains
You have to help me rid the world of this disease, as invisible and deadly as bacteria.
Maxine Hong Kingston -- The Woman Warrior
The patient becomes a site of rapid bacterial evolution, with drugs supplying the selective pressure.
Tracy Kidder -- Mountains Beyond Mountains
They learned that there was nothing so loathsome as a wisp of blanket fluff hiding under a bed, concealing within its form a battalion, a whole division, of bacteria.
Ian McEwan -- Atonement
The doctors say I won’t die from AIDS—I’ll die from pneumonia or TB or a bacterial infection in the brain; but if you ask me, that’s just semantics.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
Thus, on Heaven’s Gate, as I dredged bottom scum from the slop canals under the red gaze of Vega Primo or crawled on hands and knees through stalactites and stalagmites of rebreather bacteria in labyrinthine lungpipes, I became a poet.
Dan Simmons -- Hyperion
And you separate it and skim it and nurse it with bacteria.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
They reproduce by fission …. like all bacteria.
Robert A. Heinlein -- Starship Troopers
The tape kept bacteria out and blood in.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
The Tug, Dad said, had the highest level of fecal bacteria of any river in North America.
Jeannette Walls -- The Glass Castle
Chicago’s water teemed with bacteria, thanks mainly to the Chicago River.