Detection of antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater treatment plant – molecular and classical approach

Journal title

Archives of Environmental Protection




vol. 41


No 4



DGGE ; PCR ; sulfamethoxazole ; trimethoprim and erythromycin resistance ; WWTP

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne


Polish Academy of Sciences


2015[2015.01.01 AD - 2015.12.31 AD]


Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.1515/aep-2015-0035 ; ISSN 2083-4772 ; eISSN 2083-4810


Archives of Environmental Protection; 2015; vol. 41; No 4


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