African Wildlife May Be Acquiring Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria From Nearby Humans | Smart News | Smithsonian
Our research indicates that antibiotic resistance is a growing problem even in remote regions of the world. This work was done as part of an NSF CNH funded project.
This builds on our earlier work investigating the movement of microorganisms between mongoose and humans. Data suggest it is common - as was antibiotic resistance.
Pesapane, Ponder, Alexander - 2013
Tracking pathogen transmission at the human-wildlife interface: banded mongoose and Escherichia coli. - Ecohealth