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E. coli bacteria more likely to develop resistance after exposure to low levels of antibiotics

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E. coli bacteria exposed to three common antibiotics were more likely to develop antibiotic resistance following low-level antibiotic exposure than after exposure to high concentrations that would kill the bacteria or inhibit their growth, according to a timely article in Microbial Drug Resistance, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

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Link to journal article, "De Novo Acquisition of Resistance to Three Antibiotics by Escherichia coli"
 
 

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