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ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

A one-health approach to antimicrobial resistance

Nature Microbiologyvolume 3pages854855 (2018) | Download Citation

Widespread use of antibiotics in animals either as growth promoters or for metaphylaxis may drive the spread of clinically relevant drug resistance genes and pathogens. New work uncovers drug resistance gene patterns from livestock across European farms and finds a correlation with agricultural antibiotic use.

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    • Timothy R. Walsh

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