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Understanding antibiotic resistance
Understanding antibiotic resistance

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1 Bacteria and infectious disease

Bacteria are the smallest and most numerous organisms living on Earth and are found in every conceivable habitat. The secret of their success is their relatively simple, single-cell structure which allows them to reproduce quickly and efficiently.

In the next section you will look at the process that allows bacteria to reproduce so quickly.