Investigation into the Effects of Zinc Oxide in Pig Starter Rations on the Persistence of Antibiotic Resistance

University of Guelph research reveals that high levels of zinc oxide in the diet of young pigs may be causing selective pressure for multidrug-resistant bacteria such as MRSA, delegates heard at the 33rd Centralia Swine Research Update in January 2014.
calendar icon 28 May 2014
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