Mon 25 Jan, 2016 01:55 pm
Which of the following statement about the rise in occurrence of antibiotic resistant bacteria is FALSE?
a. Individuals in a population of bacteria vary in their ability to survive in the presence of antibiotics.
b. Bacteria that survive an antibiotic contribute more to the next generation.
c. Exposure to antibiotics is a selective pressure for the evolution of antibiotic resistance.
d. Horizontal transfer and short generation times contribute to the rate of bacterial evolution.
e. None of the above (all statements are true).