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Antibiotic Resistance May Spread More Easily Than Anticipated

News   Jan 21, 2021 | Original story from Chalmers University of Technology

 
Antibiotic Resistance May Spread More Easily Than Anticipated

Transfer of antibiotic resistance genes to pathogenic bacteria in humans may be much more boundless and widespread than previously expected. The resistance genes may be transferred from numerous bacterial species in habitats such as aquatic environments, animals, industries and soil. Credit: Jan Zrimec/Chalmers University of Technology .

 
 
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