Caitlin Grace Niven

College of Natural Resources

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Updated: April 5th, 2024 14:46

2021 journal article

Does Irrigation with Treated and Untreated Wastewater Increase Antimicrobial Resistance in Soil and Water: A Systematic Review


By: S. Slobodiuk n, C. Niven n, G. Arthur n, S. Thakur n & A. Ercumen n

author keywords: antimicrobial resistance; resistance genes; resistant bacteria; persistent organic pollutants; wastewater irrigation; wastewater reuse; water scarcity; water insecurity; untreated municipal wastewater; treated municipal wastewater
MeSH headings : Agricultural Irrigation; Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists; Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Genes, Bacterial; Humans; Soil; Wastewater / analysis; Water
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that irrigation with untreated wastewater increases AMR in soil and call for precautionary action by field workers, their families, and consumers when untreated wastewater is used to irrigate crops. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
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Added: December 13, 2021

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