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Aquarium fish develop antibiotic resistance

Posted by: | January 17, 2013 Comments Off on Aquarium fish develop antibiotic resistance |

NEWPORT, Ore. – The $15 billion ornamental fish industry faces a global problem with antibiotic resistance, a new study concludes, raising concern that treatments for fish diseases may not work when needed – and creating yet another mechanism for exposing humans to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The risk to humans is probably minor unless they frequently work […]

under: aquaculture, Extension, Oregon Sea Grant, ornamental fish

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