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Prevalence of Drug-Resistant Staph Bacteria Higher in Young Children Living with Hog Workers, Study Suggests

Young children who reside with adults who work on large industrial hog operations in rural North Carolina had a higher prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria in their nasal passages than children who live with adults who live in the same community but do not work on such operations, a new study suggests.
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(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Young children who reside with adults who work on large industrial hog operations in rural North Carolina had a higher prevalence of antibiotic-resistant in their nasal pa...

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