Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli in wastewaters, surface waters, and oysters from an urban riverine system.

@article{Watkinson2007AntibioticresistantEC,
  title={Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli in wastewaters, surface waters, and oysters from an urban riverine system.},
  author={Andrew J Watkinson and Giuseppe Micalizzi and George M Graham and J Barrington Bates and Simon D Costanzo},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 17},
  pages={5667-70}
}
The antibiotic resistance (AR) patterns of 462 Escherichia coli isolates from wastewater, surface waters, and oysters were determined. Rates of AR and multiple-AR among isolates from surface water sites adjacent to wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) discharge sites were significantly higher (P < 0.05) than those among other isolates, whereas the rate of AR among isolates from oysters exposed to WWTP discharges was low (<10%). 

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