Highlights

  • The first large-scale study to reveal the overview of ARGs in Chinese LPMs
  • Poultry gut microbiome contains high diversity and abundance of ARGs
  • TcR genes were the most abundant ARGs in both food animals and humans
  • The mcr-1, mcr-3, mcr-4 and mcr-5 were prevalent in Chinese LPMs
  • the mcr-1 gene was presented in 59.63% (449/753) LPM samples

 

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