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Pig-to-Human 'Superbug' May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics
Date:2/21/2012

th risks of widespread antibiotic use in food animal production," Price said in the news release. "Staph thrives in crowded and unsanitary conditions. Add antibiotics to that environment and you're going to create a public health problem."

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about antibiotic resistance.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: Northern Arizona University, news release, Feb. 14, 2012


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