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Application of Low-Cost and Sustainable Solar Oxidation Treatment to Prevent Microbial Resistance in Effluents in Brazil

This project will test a sustainable solar oxidation system as a way to remove antibiotic resistant bacteria from wastewater. The hypothesis is that this technology can enable the inactivation of antibiotic resistant bacteria and the elimination of antibiotic resistant genes from effluents in Brazil.

More information about Grand Challenges Explorations - Brazil: New Approaches to Characterize the Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance

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