Antibiotic-resistant genes in waste water: Introduction
- In: Antimicrobial resistance and environmental pollution with medicines on Monday, 23 September 2019, 12:30-14:00
- At: AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2019)
- Type: Presentation
- By: VIRTA, Marko (University of Helsinki , Finland)
Waste water and waste water treatment plants can act as reservoirs and environmental suppliers of antibiotic resistance. They have also been proposed to be hotspots for horizontal gene transfer, enabling the spread of antibiotic resistance genes between different bacterial species. Waste water contains antibiotics, disinfectants and metals, which.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.