NYC Mice Are Carrying Antibiotic-Resistant Germs
2 monthes ago - By Time
People who live in cities are used to the company of furry vermin. But a new study reveals that mice and men may be sharing much more than just living quarters.
In a study published in the journal mBio , researchers led by Dr. Ian Lipkin, professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, studied the gut microbes of 416 mice collected from mostly residential buildings all over New York City. Lipkin and his team did a thorough genetic analysis of the microbes they extracted from the feces of the mice, and found that they contained a number of...
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Of mice and disease: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria discovered in NYC house mice
3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Scientists have found that New York City house mice carry bacteria responsible for mild to life-threatening gastroenteritis in people, and some of these bacteria may be resistant to antibiotics.
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Study finds NYC mice are hotbeds of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Apartment-dwelling rodents all over the city carry treatment-resistant C. difficile, E. coli, Shigella and Salmonella that can be transmitted to residents, the team found.
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New York health officials say recreational marijuana should be LEGAL
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