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The study was published May 14 in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
The presence of E. coli with genes resistant to colistin “may pose a huge threat to public health,” said researcher Hongning Wang, a professor of animal disease prevention and food safety at Sichuan University in China.
“It is time to let the public understand the serious consequences of the abuse of antibiotics,” Wang said in a journal news release.
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SOURCE: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, news release, May 14, 2018