Woman found to harbor infection resistant to antibiotic of last resort

May 26, 2016 11:00 PM

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Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the extent of antibiotic resistance seen in a woman's E. coli infection.

For the first time, doctors have diagnosed an American with an infection that can't be treated with an antibiotic of last resort, an ominous development in the battle against antibiotic resistance.

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