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Einschlagen eines Proberohrs auf einem Feld

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Have resistant genes spread in the field? Researchers are taking samples to uncover resistance, which in turn could end up in animals and humans.

Probeentnahme auf dem Feld

The EU project Antiversa, in which we participate with the research of Julia Vierheilig andIrina Dielacher, and which aims to understand how resistant genes spread in soils and rivers, is featured today by FWF as project of the week!
The interview to our project partner Markus Wögerbauer fromAGES - Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit, opens an external URL in a new window  provides an excellent synthesis of the problem, scientific questions and of the work done so far.
The main conclusion: “The healthier the ecosystem and the less outside stress it is exposed to, the better it is for us and the less hospitable it is for antibiotic-resistant bacteria,”
Stay tuned for the final report and for the full detailed results. Coming soon..., opens an external URL in a new window