The occurrence of selected antibiotics in Hong Kong coastal waters.

  title={The occurrence of selected antibiotics in Hong Kong coastal waters.},
  author={A Gulkowska and Yuhe He and Man Ka So and Leo Yeung and Ho Wing Leung and John Paul Giesy and Paul K S Lam and Michael Martin and Bruce J. Richardson},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  volume={54 8},
Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are a group of emerging chemicals of environmental concern that have remained largely unrecognized until recent advances in low level analytical measurements (Cha et al., 2006; Erickson, 2002; Gros et al., 2006; Lindsey et al., 2001). The growing concern over the occurrence and fate of PPCPs has been attributed not only to the induction of adverse effects in terrestrial or aquatic organisms, but also the potential of some antibiotics to induce… CONTINUE READING


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