Pig: The last antibiotic begins to fail

Next week, researchers from several Chinese, British and US universities announced in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases that they have identified a new form of resistance, to the very last-ditch drug colistin—and that it is present in both meat animals and people, probably comes from agricultural use of that drug, can move easily among bacteria, and may already be spreading across borders.[…].

What will happen next? Unfortunately, we have to wait and see—and hope that systems are built to perceive this new resistance if it arrives. Agricultural side of this problem is logically present, and it can have bad repercussion on Humans’ health. Antibiotics are one of the best last discoveries but nowadays agricultural has to manage it seriously. 



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