IRGP 45

Transfer and control of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their genes during wastewater treatment and reuse

Program at a glance

Funding Agencies

South Australian Government Premier’s Research and Industry Fund), Australian International Research Grant Program

Program Period

2015-2018

Project Acronym

IRGP 45

Project Code

DFEEST/14/123963

Project Title

Transfer and control of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their genes during wastewater treatment and reuse

Project Coordinator

Dr. Erica Donner, University of South Australia, Australia

Institutions/Organizations

University of South Australia, Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation (CERAR), South Australia, Australia

Nireas-International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Israel

Nireas-IWRC Project Investigator

Prof. Despo Fatta-Kassinos

Total Budget

Approximately 190,000 €

Project Summary

IRGP 45 project’s main aim was to investigate the extent of metal/antibiotic resistant bacteria in South Australian wastewater and downstream environments and provide advice on their control to the relevant policymakers.

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