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Engineers, Pharmacists and Chemists Collaborating on the Development of an Aerobic Granular Sludge (AGS) to Remove Antibiotics from Hospital Wastewater

The project proposes to use an aerobic granular sludge (AGS) - a technology based on microbial community - to remove antibiotics and antimicrobial resistant genes from hospital wastewater. AGS is one of the latest innovations and it has not yet been applied for the treatment of hospital wastewater.

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

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