Airborne Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria traced in Texas could pose Threat to Humans

April 2, 2015 6:08 PM

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A recent study has revealed that DNA from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria which originated from American Cattle Yards have become airborne opening the possibility of the pathogens infecting humans and hamper treatment of life threatening infections.

It is a frightening scenario! Scientists collected airborne particulate matter from a dozen commercial cattle yards within the 200 mile radius of Lubbock, Texas over a period of six months. The sample was then analyzed and was found to contain bacteria and a “significantly greater” number of microbi...

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