What are Antimicrobials?
Antimicrobial is a broad term that involves activity against various microbes, especially bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, and parasites. It encompasses a good load of pharmacologic actions, including:
- Antibacterial (antibiotics)
The aim of antimicrobial action is to kill or inhibit organisms that cause infection, without harming the host. They can be natural, semisynthetic, or synthetic.
What are the benefits of Antimicrobials
Antimicrobials are used to prevent and treat diseases (bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic) in humans, animals, and plants.