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The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A Memoir


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An electrifying memoir of 1 lady’s extraordinary effort to save lots of her husband’s life – and the invention of a forgotten treatment that has the potential to save lots of thousands and thousands extra.”A memoir that reads like a thriller.” (New York Instances Ebook Assessment)”An interesting and terrifying peek into the devastating outcomes of antibiotic misuse – and what occurs when normal well being care falls brief.” (Scientific American)Epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and her husband, psychologist Tom Patterson, had been vacationing in Egypt when Tom got here down with a abdomen bug. What at first appeared like a case of meals poisoning shortly turned essential, and by the point Tom had been transferred by way of emergency medevac to the world-class medical heart at UC San Diego, the place each he and Steffanie labored, blood work revealed why trendy drugs was failing: Tom was preventing some of the harmful, antibiotic-resistant micro organism on this planet.Frantic, Steffanie combed by means of analysis outdated and new and got here throughout phage remedy: the concept that the proper virus, a.okay.a. “the right predator”, can kill even essentially the most deadly micro organism. Phage therapy had fallen out of favor nearly 100 years in the past, after antibiotic use went mainstream. Now, with time operating out, Steffanie appealed to phage researchers everywhere in the world for assist. She discovered allies on the FDA, researchers from Texas A&M, and a clandestine Navy biomedical heart – and collectively they resurrected a forgotten treatment.A nail-biting medical thriller, The Good Predator is a narrative of affection and survival in opposition to all odds, and the (re)discovery of a robust new weapon within the world superbug disaster.PLEASE NOTE: While you buy this title, the accompanying PDF shall be accessible in your Audible Library together with the audio.