Fossilized human feces from 14th century contain antibiotic resistance genes

A team of French investigators has discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics were used in medicine.
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Source: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/tv3LgYROOaQ/140227164534.htm

    

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