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Antibiotic Resistance Levels Reflected in Wastewater

News   Mar 28, 2019 | Original story by Anu Partanen for the University of Helsinki.

 
Antibiotic Resistance Levels Reflected in Wastewater

Maps: 1. Antibiotic consumption by country (2015) 2. Number of E. coli bacteria resistant to antibiotics in clinical specimens (2015) 3. Extent of resistance in the wastewater of the investigated countries. Yellow indicates low, red high figures. Sources: ECDC, Pärnänen et al. Credit: Antti Karkman.

 
 
 

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