Antibiotic-resistant genes in waste water: Introduction
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- 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 the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.