Quantification and characterization of β-lactam resistance genes in 15 sewage treatment plants from East Asia and North America

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The emerging antibiotic resistance genes in the aquatic environment have aroused public concern. As β-lactam is the most widely used group of antibiotics, β-lactam resistance genes were selected to investigate their distribution and diversity in the activated sludge from 15 geographically different sewage treatment plants (STPs) of China, Singapore, USA… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3810-5

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@article{Yang2011QuantificationAC, title={Quantification and characterization of β-lactam resistance genes in 15 sewage treatment plants from East Asia and North America}, author={Ying Yang and Tong Zhang and Xiaolin Zhang and Da-wei Liang and Ming Zhang and Da-wen Gao and He-Guang Zhu and Qing-Guo Huang and Herbert H. P. Fang}, journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology}, year={2011}, volume={95}, pages={1351-1358} }