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Wastewater should be improved to eliminate antibiotic resistance, says Örebro University expert

17-06-2020
Sweden, wastewater treatment, water monitoring

Faisal Ahmad Khan's research team was the first in Sweden to find bacteria resistant also to new types of antibiotics in waterways and lakes. Now, he is presenting his doctoral thesis in biology at Örebro University. "Limiting the prescription of antibiotics is not sufficient to eliminate antibiotic resistance. The treatment of both hospital …