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Using sewage for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance

In a new article published in Science magazine, Prof Mark Woolhouse discusses how a global system for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance would exploit sewage

The new system would apply powerful technolgies in next-generation sequencing to human sewage to provide an affordable surveillance option in resource-poor settings.

Read the article

Aarestrup and Woolhouse, 2020, Using sewage for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance, Science 367 pp630-632

sewage sampling in Ghana
Sewage sampling in Ghana