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Antibiotic Resistance

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Last month, researchers discovered bacteria in a U.S. patient that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics, giving greater urgency to concerns about antibiotic resistance.  What are the causes and what is the latest research telling us?

Guests:  Dr. August Valenti, infectious disease specialist with Intermed and hospital epidemiologist with Maine Medical Center

Dr. Meghan May, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases with the
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kathy Talkington, Project Director, Antimicrobial Resistance at The Pew Charitable Trusts

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