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Widespread antibiotic resistance in urban neighborhoods in Cambodia

Published: 28 November 2018

The unregulated and often unnecessary use of antibiotics to food-producing animals in many low and middle income countries contributes to an increased incidence of antibiotic resistance. Gunilla Ström Hallenberg from SLU shows this in a dissertation where field work has been done at pig breeders in and around Phnom Penh in Cambodia.