Statistics from Altmetric.com
THE European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been asked by the European Commission to update its advice on the use of colistin in animals. The request follows the discovery of a gene, mcr-1, which causes bacteria to become resistant to colistin, a polymixin antibiotic which is used as a ‘last resort’ antibiotic to treat certain bacterial infections in people.
The mcr-1 gene was recently detected in bacteria isolated from pigs, raw meat and people in China (see VR, …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.