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Germ Resistant To Antibiotic Of Last Resort Appears In U.S.


The germ was discovered in a 49-year-old woman in Pennsylvania with a urinary tract infection. The infection was caused by E. coli bacteria that had a gene that made them resistant to an antibiotic known as colistin.

The findings were published online Thursday in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Germ Resistant To Antibiotic Of Last Resort Appears In U.S. : Shots - Health News : NPR

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/05/26/479639936/germ-resistant-to-antibiotic-of-last-resort-appears-in-u-s

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