Superbug Gene Isolated in U.S. — Confers resistance to last-ditch antibiotic colistin


It was bound to happen — a gene that confers resistance to a last-resort antibiotic has been detected in the U.S.

But who is to blame?

“It’s hard to imagine worse news for public health in the United States,” commented Lance Price, PhD, of George Washington University in Washington, DC.

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