eric

@eric · a year ago

Noble False Widow spider bite can transmit harmful antibiotic resistant bacteria to humans https://phys.org/news/2020-12-noble-false-widow-spider-transmit.html

https://phys.org/news/2020-12-noble-false-widow-spider-transmit.html

phys.org

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National University Of Ireland

summary

A team of zoologists and microbiologists from NUI Galway have published a new study showing that common house spiders carry bacteria susceptible to infect people, with the Noble False Widow spiders also carrying harmful strains resistant to common antibiotic treatments.