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In Portugal, 11 human samples tested positive, and in Brazil the isolates were from poultry not given polymyxins.
Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.
The worrisome MCR-1 resistance gene has spread to distant regions, even Africa, rather quickly.
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