Comment: Antibiotics are anti-microbials

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Antibiotics are anti-microbials

Antibiotics generally mean antibacterial, and bacteria of course are microbes. Antimicrobial is just an umbrella term for antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, and anti-parasitics. Some chemicals, like triclosan, have a big range.