Project to track antimicrobial resistance among animals, people

A major aim of the University of Bristol project is to test whether AMR bacteria from cattle cause drug-resistant infections in people.

A consortium of nine academics from the University of Bristol in the U.K. has been awarded 1.5 million Pounds sterling to carry out research on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in animals and the risks it poses to humans.

The award, from the U.K.'s Natural Environment Research Council, Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council and Medical Research Council, is part of the "AMR in the Real World" program.

A major aim of the University of Bristol project is to test

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