The role of aquatic ecosystems as reservoirs of antibiotic resistance.

Abstract

Although antibiotic resistance has become a major threat to human health worldwide, this phenomenon has been largely overlooked in studies in environmental settings. Aquatic environments may provide an ideal setting for the acquisition and dissemination of antibiotic resistance, because they are frequently impacted by anthropogenic activities. This review… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tim.2013.11.001

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@article{Marti2014TheRO, title={The role of aquatic ecosystems as reservoirs of antibiotic resistance.}, author={Elisabet Marti and Eleni Variatza and Jos{\'e} Luis Balc{\'a}zar}, journal={Trends in microbiology}, year={2014}, volume={22 1}, pages={36-41} }