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Do antibiotics treat all bacterial infections?

There are many different types of antibiotics that are made to treat various bacterial infections. However, some bacteria have become resistant to the effects of certain antibiotics and require treatment with alternative antibiotics to resolve infection. For example, a commonly known bacteria that is resistant to several antibiotics is MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus). There are some bacteria that are resistant to all known antibiotics and cannot be treated.

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