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Flies may spread drug-resistant bacteria from poultry operations


March 18, 2009
By Kristy Nudds


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NEWS HIGHLIGHT

Flies may spread drug-resistant bacteria
from poultry operations

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found evidence that houseflies collected near broiler poultry
operations may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria.

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
found evidence that houseflies collected near broiler poultry
operations may contribute to the dispersion of drug-resistant bacteria
and thus increase the potential for human exposure to drug-resistant
bacteria.  To read the news release, click here .

To read the response from the National Chicken Council (U.S.), click here .