Next Article in Journal
A Case of Ertapenem Neurotoxicity Resulting in Vocal Tremor and Altered Mentation in a Dialysis Dependent Liver Transplant Patient
Previous Article in Journal
Combatting Antibiotic Resistance Together: How Can We Enlist the Help of Industry?
Previous Article in Special Issue
Silver Nanoparticle Conjugation-Enhanced Antibacterial Efficacy of Clinically Approved Drugs Cephradine and Vildagliptin
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessEditorial
Antibiotics 2018, 7(4), 112;

Is Silver the Ultimate Antimicrobial Bullet?

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Received: 10 December 2018 / Accepted: 17 December 2018 / Published: 19 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Silver-Based Antimicrobials)
Full-Text   |   PDF [144 KB, uploaded 19 December 2018]
Note: In lieu of an abstract, this is an excerpt from the first page.


The use of metal compounds as antimicrobial agents has been around since antiquity, only to be replaced by the introduction of organic antibiotics and antiseptics in the mid-20th century. [...] View Full-Text
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Turner, R.J. Is Silver the Ultimate Antimicrobial Bullet? Antibiotics 2018, 7, 112.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Antibiotics EISSN 2079-6382 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top