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  •  Yes- that has been extensively.... (3+ / 0-)

    documented- there are dozens of popular press books on this topic as well as thousands of papers on emergence of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.  The stronger strains of E.coli carry antibiotic resistance on plasmids, which can spread from bacteria to bacteria.  O157 is also O157 because of a plasmid that makes a dangerous toxin, not because of antibiotic resistance.

    You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad. Aldous Huxley

    by murrayewv on Wed Jan 28, 2009 at 04:39:44 AM PST

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