Penicillin was so precious it was re-extracted from urine of patients

Penicillin was so precious it was re-extracted from urine of patients

In the 1930s, penicillin was so precious that it was re-extracted from the urine of patients to conserve every last bit of it It’s hard to imagine today, but in the days before antibiotics something as seemingly innocuous as an infected scratch could be deadly. That was before the discovery and development of penicillin, the […]