Application of the PCR for Detection of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Environmental Samples

  • K. Smalla
  • J. D. van Elsas
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Abstract

Extensive use of antibiotics in human or animal therapy and in husbandry has contributed significantly to an enhanced incidence of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Multiple antibiotic resistance has been recognized for a long time to represent an increasingly important problem in hospital and community (Cohen 1992; Neu 1992).

Keywords

Cellulose Sucrose Phenol Chloroform Polysaccharide 

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