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A comparison of seven European countries shows that the amount of antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater reflects the prevalence of clinical antibiotic resistance in the region. However, modern wastewater treatment plants seem to be able to eliminate antibiotic resistance efficiently.
Wastewater reveals the levels of antibiotic resistance in a region | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Finland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus participated in the study.