Elaine Kurie: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Elaine Kurie: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Elaine Kurie worked with a leading pharmaceutical company to create illustrations concerning antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an increasing threat to human health.

The illustration depicts three of several mechanisms bacteria use to acquire resistance genes: plasmid transfer, transfer of free DNA, and transfer by viral delivery.

The ease in which bacteria adapt to their environment and exchange DNA has led to an increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria and underscores the need for effective infection control programs.

See more of Elaine’s work through her Medical Illustration Sourcebook portfolio and her site: ekurie.com.

 

 

By |September 20th, 2016|Featured Work|

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