News From the Field
Harvey samples saddled with antibiotic-resistant genes
July 25, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.High levels of fecal bacteria as well as genes associated with antibiotic resistance were found in Houston floodwaters and sediment after Hurricane Harvey. A Rice University study showed that residents and remediation workers must be extra cautious when they encounter standing water in closed homes. Full Story
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