Metagenomics of urban sewage identifies an extensively shared antibiotic resistome in China

Abstract Background Antibiotic-resistant pathogens are challenging treatment of infections worldwide. Urban sewage is potentially a major conduit for dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes into various environmental compartments. However, the diversity and abundance of such genes in wastewater...

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Main Authors: Jian-Qiang Su, Xin-Li An, Bing Li, Qing-Lin Chen, Michael R. Gillings, Hong Chen, Tong Zhang, Yong-Guan Zhu
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-07-01
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