Overexpression of antibiotic resistance genes in hospital effluents over time

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Rowe, Will P. M. ; Baker-Austin, Craig ; Verner-Jeffreys, David W. ; Ryan, Jim J. ; Micallef, Christianne ; Maskell, Duncan J. ; Pearce, Gareth P. (2017)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, volume 72, issue 6, pages 1,617-1,623 (issn: 0305-7453, eissn: 1460-2091)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx017, doi: 10.17863/CAM.8512, pmc: PMC5437528
  • Subject: antibiotic | hospitals | rna | genes | resistance | lactams | bacterial | overexpression | dna | metagenomics | protein | municipal | resistance genes | Original Research | antibiotics
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$\textbf{Objectives}$: Effluents contain a diverse abundance of antibiotic resistance genes that augment the resistome of receiving aquatic environments. However, uncertainty remains regarding their temporal persistence, transcription and response to anthropogenic facto... View more
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