NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Early treatment of preterm infants with antibiotics tends to deplete the number of species in their gut microbiome and correlates with antibiotic resistance, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found, calling into question the routine use of antibiotics in preemies.

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This online seminar will discuss the advantages of incorporating molecular testing into the microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of relevant antibiotic resistance mechanisms.