Occurrences and regional distributions of 20 antibiotics in water bodies during groundwater recharge.

@article{Ma2015OccurrencesAR,
  title={Occurrences and regional distributions of 20 antibiotics in water bodies during groundwater recharge.},
  author={Yeping Ma and Miao Li and Miaomiao Wu and Zhen Li and Xiang Liu},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2015},
  volume={518-519},
  pages={498-506}
}
To develop a better understanding of the pollution conditions of antibiotics during the groundwater recharge process, a nation-wide survey was conducted across China for the first time. Overall, 15 recharge sites employing reclaimed water located in different humid, semi-humid and semi-arid regions were selected for analysis of the presence of the 20 most commonly used antibiotics, including tetracyclines (TCs), fluoroquinolones (FQNs), sulfonamides (SAs) and macrolides. All types of… CONTINUE READING