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- Cui, Guangyu, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Bioresource technology 2018 v.259 pp. 32-39
- antibiotic resistance genes; bacteria; bacterial communities; community structure; earthworms; environmental factors; fluoroquinolones; horizontal gene transfer; sewage sludge; tetracycline; vermicomposting
- ... Diverse antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) present in sewage sludge are difficult to be eliminated using conventional sludge treatment processes. To date, little remains known on the fate of the ARGs during vermicomposting of sludge. This study aimed to investigate the effect of earthworms on the fate of tetracycline and fluoroquinolone resistance genes, and integrons during vermicomposting of sew ...