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Dar es Salaam. Excessive use of antibiotics in Tanzania’s poultry industry poses a serious health risk to consumers and leads to chicken developing antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a new study warns.

The study, titled Determination of Sulphonamides and Residues in Liver Tissues of Broiler Chicken Sold in Kinondoni and Ilala Municipalities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was conducted by Winstone Ulomi, Fauster Mgaya, Zuhura Kimera and Mecky Matee from the department of Microbiology and Immunology of the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas).

Study reveals excessive use of antibiotics in treating poultry – The Citizen