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Resistance To Drug Of Last Resort Found In Farm Animals In U.S.

Carbapenems are one of the most important classes of antibiotics used in humans and are an important agent against multi-drug resistant bacteria. Now, for the first time, bacteria that carry a transmissible carbapenem resistance gene have been found in agricultural animals in the United States. The research is published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a journal of the American Society

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