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April 30, 2022

Bacterial genes for antibiotic resistance found in guts of captive and wild lemurs

Two lemurs have a drink. Researchers have found bacterial genes for antibiotic resistance in the guts of captive and wild lemurs in Madagascar and the U.S.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants BCS 1945776 and BCS 1749465.]

Learn more in the Duke University news story Drug-resistant bacteria found in the guts of lemurs who live around humans. (Date image taken: June 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 30, 2022)

Credit: ©Sally Bornbusch

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