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Post-Hurricane Monitoring of Antibiotic Resistance in Waterways Reveals Hotspots

News   Nov 19, 2020 | Original story from the American Chemical Society

 
Post-Hurricane Monitoring of Antibiotic Resistance in Waterways Reveals Hotspots

Antibiotic resistance genes were lower in number and less diverse in this rural Puerto Rican watershed after Hurricane Maria than in an urban watershed. Credit: Maria Virginia Riquelme.

 
 
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