According to the WHO (World Health Organization), “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today”. Year by year, disease-causing bacteria are becoming invulnerable to antibiotics which they couldn’t resist before. It is often the case that even the strongest groups of antibiotics are unable to overcome infections caused by resistant bacteria.
Growing bacterial resistance and severe side effects of antibiotics have eventuated a continuous call for a search of healthier ways resulting in the rising prominence of phage therapy – practice of treating bacterial infections with bacteriophage products.
Phage preparations are used for treatment and prevention of infections caused by MRSA and other pathogenic bacteria. Specially selected phages effectively eliminate even the resistant pathogens with unprecedented levels of safety – without harming anything else. At the present time, bacteriophage is considered to be the only viable alternative to antibiotics, but until recently, supply had always been either too short or too local to meet global needs.
The awaited e-commerce website has been freshly launched by Biorchimpharm – one of the world leaders in bacteriophage technology. By setting up the first online store of bacteriophage preparations the biotech aims to make phages and phage therapy globally available. The page is currently running in test mode, although express courier is already delivering orders to the USA.
Biochimpharm is founded on a scientific and technological basis of Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages which had been providing Eastern European countries and all of the Soviet Union with phages for fifty years. The company has been producing natural, safe and effective preparations for more than two decades now as a private enterprise. They’ve recently developed phage veterinary additives that prevent and eliminate infections caused by E. coli, Listeria, Campylobacter, MRSA and other unwanted pathogens in animal farms, consequently affecting final consumers too. With the latest of their products Biochimpharm also provides a solution to the troubling problem of Salmonella in broiler farming. Apart from bacterial infections phage additives serve to protect customers of agricultural industry from destructive effects of antibiotics used in animal production.