Occurrence and risks of antibiotics in the coastal aquatic environment of the Yellow Sea, North China.

@article{Zhang2013OccurrenceAR,
  title={Occurrence and risks of antibiotics in the coastal aquatic environment of the Yellow Sea, North China.},
  author={Ruijie Zhang and Jianhui Tang and Jun Li and Zhineng Cheng and Chakra Chaemfa and Dongyan Liu and Q. -W. Zheng and Mengke Song and Chunling Luo and Gan Zhang},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2013},
  volume={450-451},
  pages={197-204}
}
Eleven antibiotics in three different categories were investigated in two types of coastal bays (a semi-enclosed bay and an open bay) of the Yellow Sea and in fresh water (rivers and sewage treatment plants [STP] effluents) that discharged into the bays. The results revealed the presence of three predominant antibiotics: dehydration erythromycin, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. These antibiotics were detected in the seawater and fresh water with concentrations of <0.23-50.4 ng L(-1) and <0… CONTINUE READING
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