Study shows previously unknown antibiotic resistance widespread among bacteria

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 09:17 in Health & Medicine

Genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics are much more widespread in our environment than was previously realized. A new study published in Microbiome by researchers from Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg in Sweden shows that bacteria in almost all environments carry resistance genes, with a risk of them spreading and aggravating the problem of bacterial infections that are untreatable with antibiotics.

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