National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases: Hub of bacteria research

  17 September 2019

A city institute will become a hub of research on how to prevent strains of bacteria from becoming resistant to antibiotics.

As part of the hub, coming up on the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) campus in Beleghata, there will be a repository of antibiotic-resistant bacteria strains for research. The institute functions under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The repository will be the first of its kind in the country, speakers said at a programme organised to mark the launch the facility, Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Hub


Further reading: The Telegraph India
Author(s): Subhajoy Roy
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