A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?

TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hospital wastewater systems may play a role in antibiotic resistance, a new study suggests. U.S. National Institutes of Health researchers collected samples from pipes beneath a hospital’s intensive care unit and from manholes covering sewers draining hospital wastewater. Most of the samples tested positive for bacterial plasmids (ring-shaped…

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