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