When 505 Shanghai schoolchildren aged between 8 and 11 were tested, by a team from Fudan University, for 21 human and veterinary antibiotics, traces of at least one antibiotic was found in 80 % of urine samples of all subjects. Reasons are probably both the „over-prescription“ of antibiotics and the heave discharge of drugs into China’s waterways and soil.

CAS news release, February 24, 2016