Antibiotic Use by Travelers May Add to Global Spread of Superbugs

22 enero 2015

Taking antibiotics for diarrhea may put travelers visiting developing parts of the world at higher risk for contracting superbugs and spreading these daunting drug-resistant bacteria to their home countries, according to a new study. The study authors call for greater caution in using antibiotics for travelers’ diarrhea, except in severe cases, as part of broader efforts to fight the growing public health crisis of antibiotic resistance and the spread of highly resistant bacteria worldwide.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/_WvttYEcWas/150122084340.htm

Volver