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Title: Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli in hospital wastewater of a third world country in transition
Authors: Kfoury, Khalil El
Abdel-Massih, Roula
Salem , S.E
Afif, Claude
Daoud, Ziad
Affiliations: Department of Biology 
Faculty of Medicine 
Issue Date: 2013
Conference: European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) (23rd : 27-30 April 2013 : Germany) 
In the absence of an efficient community sanitation and sewage disposal, the risks for transmission of hospital organisms, including Multi Drug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli (MDR GNB) into the community are high and pose a public health concern. Inappropriate disposal of antimicrobial agents into the environment contributes to the emergence and spread of resistance.
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Type: Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Department of Biology

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