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Tests find antibiotics in some of the most popular fish in U.S.

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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

By Tana Hughes

PHOENIX – Tests by an Arizona State University researcher found traces of antibiotics in samples of some of the most widely eaten fish in the U.S. Hansa Done, a graduate student at the ASU Biodesign Institute, said the finding is important because it raises the question of overexposure to antibiotics, which may be used on farm-raised fish. That could reduce the effectiveness of those  drugs when needed by people, she said.