Adsorptive removal of antibiotics from water and wastewater: Progress and challenges.

@article{Ahmed2015AdsorptiveRO,
  title={Adsorptive removal of antibiotics from water and wastewater: Progress and challenges.},
  author={Mohammad Boshir Ahmed and John L. Zhou and Huu Hao Ngo and Wenshan Guo},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2015},
  volume={532},
  pages={
          112-26
        }
}
Antibiotics as emerging contaminants are of global concern due to the development of antibiotic resistant genes potentially causing superbugs. Current wastewater treatment technology cannot sufficiently remove antibiotics from sewage, hence new and low-cost technology is needed. Adsorptive materials have been extensively used for the conditioning, remediation and removal of inorganic and organic hazardous materials, although their application for removing antibiotics has been reported for ~30… CONTINUE READING
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