Friday, January 08, 2016

Referral: McKenna On The Latest MCR-1 Findings


Although I've written on the recently announced MCR-1 colistin-resistance gene several times over the past couple of months (see The Lancet: Dissemination Of The MCR-1 Colistin Resistance Gene  Return of the Plasmids), the real `go to' person on all things antibiotic resistant is journalist, author, and blogger Maryn McKenna.

Maryn is not only the author of the award winning SUPERBUG: The Fatal Menace of MRSA, she has spent more time blogging on these issues than anyone I know. 

Late yesterday The Lancet published several new letters on recent MCR-1 findings around the globe, and Maryn has the analysis.  Follow the link to read:

A Blog by Maryn McKenna

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