Dogs and cats could be passing on drug-resistant bugs to owners, study finds

  20 March 2023

Healthy dogs and cats could be passing on multidrug-resistant organisms to hospitalised owners. In addition, humans could be transmitting these dangerous microbes to their pets, according to new research to be presented at this weekend’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases in Copenhagen. However, the researchers stressed that the risk of cross-infection is currently low.

Further reading: The Guardian
Author(s): Robin McKie
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