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Monday, 30 September 2013, 18:00, Staff Lounge

An assault on your insides?

Assessing the causes of growing resistance to antibiotics

Kristoffer Forslund considers the latest research and offers some comments, followed by open discussion.

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Recommended reading

Forsberg, K. J., et al. (2012). "The shared antibiotic resistome of soil bacteria and human pathogens." Science 337(6098): 1107-1111. Europe PMC

Gillings, M. R. (2013). "Evolutionary consequences of antibiotic use for the resistome, mobilome and microbial pangenome." Front Microbiol 4: 4. Europe PMC

Perry, J. A. and G. D. Wright (2013). "The antibiotic resistance "mobilome": searching for the link between environment and clinic." Front Microbiol 4: 138. Europe PMC

Schmieder, R. and R. Edwards (2012). "Insights into antibiotic resistance through metagenomic approaches." Future Microbiol 7(1): 73-89. Europe PMC

Wright, G. D. (2007). "The antibiotic resistome: the nexus of chemical and genetic diversity." Nat Rev Microbiol 5(3): 175-186. Europe PMC