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Fecal and skin-borne bacteria resistant to antibiotics were found…

Fecal and skin-borne bacteria resistant to antibiotics were found...

Fecal and skin-borne bacteria resistant to antibiotics were found in a seat on a train headed from Daly City to Dublin/Pleasanton. Further testing on the skin-borne bacteria showed characteristics of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, the drug-resistant bacterium that causes potentially lethal infections, although Ms. Franklin cautioned that the MRSA findings were preliminary.

On BART Trains, the Seats Are Taken (by Bacteria)

A lab analysis of the seats on the San Francisco Bay Area’s transit trains suggests that high concentrations of bacteria are also going along for the ride.

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/us/06bcseats.html

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