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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in chicken manure


August 13, 2009
By Environmental Health News

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August 4, 2009 – Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can persist in chicken
manure that is intended for use as a fertilizer on farm fields.
August 4, 2009 – Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can persist in chicken manure that is intended for use as a fertilizer on farm fields.

Large piles of aging chicken manure to be used as fertilizer on farm crops can house bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, finds a study from Johns Hopkins University.

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