Pharmaceutical residues in environmental waters and wastewater: current state of knowledge and future research.

@article{FattaKassinos2011PharmaceuticalRI,
  title={Pharmaceutical residues in environmental waters and wastewater: current state of knowledge and future research.},
  author={Despo Fatta-Kassinos and S{\"u}reyya Meriç and Anastasia D. Nikolaou},
  journal={Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={399 1},
  pages={251-75}
}
Pollution from pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment is now recognized as an environmental concern in many countries. This has led to the creation of an extensive area of research, including among others: their chemical identification and quantification; elucidation of transformation pathways when present in wastewater-treatment plants or in environmental matrices; assessment of their potential biological effects; and development and application of advanced treatment processes for their… CONTINUE READING
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