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Common ‘Superbug’ Found to Disguise Resistance to Potent Antibiotic - WSJ

Some common “superbugs” appear to harbor a little-known type of resistance to a last-resort antibiotic, a new study shows, suggesting a worrying new way in which dangerous bacteria can evade one of the few remaining treatment options.

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A popular sugar additive may have fueled the spread of not one but two superbugs

A widely used sugar additive called trehalose may have led to the emergence of two hyper-virulent strains of Clostridium difficile, better known as C. diff.

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Quiz: Superbugs -- Bacteria Resistant to Antibiotics

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