Posted by on September 15, 2019 11:00 am
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Research in Florida finds 88% of samples have pathogen that resists at least one antibiotic

Antibiotic resistance is rising in dolphins, researchers have said, mirroring the trend seen in humans.

Scientists examined disease-causing organisms, or pathogens, found in samples from the blowholes, gastric fluid and faeces of bottlenose dolphins from the Indian River Lagoon in Florida. The samples were collected between 2003 and 2015.

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