Antibiotic resistances spread faster than so far thought

https://phys.org/news/2019-02-antibiotic-resistances-faster-thought.html

By studying fish raised in aquaculture, researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Campinas in Brazil have shed new light on the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance genes are transferred between bacteria. According to the study published in the journal ‘Microbiome’, those mechanisms are more varied than previously thought.


Original Title: Antibiotic resistances spread faster than so far thought
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