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Surfer bums and antibiotic resistant bacteria

Are surfers at greater risk of being colonised by antibiotic resistant bacteria? Anne Leonard, a PhD student at the University of Exeter Medical School, is trying to find out. Anne is part of a research team led by Dr William Gaze … Continue reading

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Reservoirs of resistance

When we think about the spread of antibiotic resistance, many of us think of a clinical setting, with its associated hospital-acquired infections, or inappropriate use of drugs. Yesterday at the conference, David Graham, Professor of Environmental Engineering at Newcastle University, … Continue reading

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