• Antibiotic resistance genes in treated wastewater and in the receiving water bodies: A pan-European survey of urban settings 

      Cacace, Damiano; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Manaia, Celia M.; Cytryn, Eddie; Kreuzinger, Norbert; Rizzo, Luigi; Karaolia, Popi; Schwartz, Thomas; Alexander, Johannes; Merlin, Christophe; Garelick, Hemda; Schmitt, Heike; de Vries, Daisy; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Meric, Sureyya; Ozkal, Can Burak; Pons, Marie-Noëlle; Kneis, David; Berendonk, Thomas U. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      There is increasing public concern regarding the fate of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) during wastewater treatment, their persistence during the treatment process and their potential impacts on the receiving water ...
    • Best available technologies and treatment trains to address current challenges in urban wastewater reuse for irrigation of crops in EU countries 

      Rizzo, Luigi; Gernjak, Wolfgang; Krzeminski, Pawel; Malato, Sixto; McArdell, Christa S.; Sánchez Pérez, José Antonio; Schaar, Heidemarie; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Conventional urban wastewater treatment plants (UWTPs) are poorly effective in the removal of most contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), including antibiotics, antibiotic resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance ...
    • A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants 

      Marano, Roberto B M; Fernandes, Telma; Manaia, Celia M; Nunes, Olga; Morrison, Donald; Berendonk, Thomas U.; Kreuzinger, Norbert; Telson, Tanel; Corno, Gianluca; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Merlin, Christophe; Topp, Edward; Jurkevitch, Edouard; Henn, Leonie; Scott, Andrew; Heß, Stefanie; Slipko, Katarzyna; Laht, Mailis; Kisand, Veljo; Di Cesare, Andrea; Karaolia, Popi; Michael, Stella G; Petre, Alice L; Rosal, Roberto; Pruden, Amy; Riquelme, Virginia; Agüera, Ana; Esteban, Belen; Luczkiewicz, Aneta; Kalinowska, Agnieszka; Leonard, Anne; Gaze, William H.; Adegoke, Anhony A; Stenström, Thor A; Pollice, Alfieri; Salerno, Carlo; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel; Guilloteau, Hélène; Donner, Erica; Drigo, Barbara; Libralato, Giovanni; Guida, Marco; Burgmann, Helmut; Beck, Karin; Garelick, Hemda; Tacão, Marta; Henriques, Isabel; Martínez-Alcalá, Isabel; Guillén-Navarro, Jose M; Popowska, Magdalena; Piotrowska, Marta; Quintela-Baluja, Marcos; Bunce, Joshua T; Polo-López, Maria I; Nahim–Granados, Samira; Pons, Marie-Noëlle; Milakovic, Milena; Udikovic-Kolic, Nikolina; Ory, Jérôme; Ousmane, Traore; Caballero, Pilar; Oliver, Antoni; Rodriguez-Mozaz, Sara; Balcazar, Jose L; Jäger, Thomas; Schwartz, Thomas; Yang, Ying; Zou, Shichun; Lee, Yunho; Yoon, Younggun; Herzog, Bastian; Mayrhofer, Heidrun; Prakash, Om; Nimonkar, Yogesh; Heath, Ester; Baraniak, Anna; Abreu-Silva, Joana; Choudhury, Manika; Munoz, Leonardo P; Krizanovic, Stela; Brunetti, Gianluca; Maile-Moskowitz, Ayella; Brown, Connor; Cytryn, Eddie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The World Health Organization Global Action Plan recommends integrated surveillance programs as crucial strategies for monitoring antibiotic resistance. Although several national surveillance programs are in place for ...
    • Multi-year inter-laboratory exercises for the analysis of illicit drugs and metabolites in wastewater: Development of a quality control system 

      van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Lai, Foon Yin; Been, Frederic; Andres-Costa, Maria Jesus; Barron, Leon; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Benaglia, Lisa; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Burgard, Dan; Castiglioni, Sara; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Fick, Jerker; Hernandez, Felix; Gerber, Cobus; González-Mariño, Iria; Grabic, Roman; Gunnar, Teemu; Kannan, Kurunthachalam; Karolak, Sara; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Kokot, Zenon; Krizman-Matasic, Ivona; Li, Angela; Li, Xiqing; Löve, Arndis S.C.; Lopez de Alda, Miren; McCall, Ann-Kathrin; Meyer, Markus R.; Oberacher, Herbert; O'Brien, Jake; Quintana, Jose Benito; Reid, Malcolm James; Schneider, Serge; Simoes, Susana Sadler; Thomaidis, Nikolaos S.; Thomas, Kevin V; Yargeau, Viviane; Ort, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Thirty-seven laboratories from 25 countries present the development of an inter-laboratory testing scheme for the analysis of seven illicit drug residues in standard solutions, tap- and wastewater. Almost 10 000 concentration ...
    • The NORMAN Association and the European Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC): let’s cooperate! 

      Dulio, Valeria; Koschorreck, Jan; van Bavel, Bert; van den Brink, Paul; Hollender, Juliane; Munthe, John; Schlabach, Martin; Aalizadeh, Reza; Agerstrand, Marlene; Ahrens, Lutz; Allan, Ian; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Barceló, Damià; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Boutroup, Susanne; Brack, Werner; Bressy, Adele; Christensen, Jan H.; Cirka, Lubos; Covaci, Adrian; Derksen, Anja; Deviller, Genevieve; Dingemans, Milou M. L.; Engwall, Magnus; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Gago-Ferrero, Pablo; Hernández, Félix; Herzke, Dorte; Hilscherová, Klára; Hollert, Henner; Junghans, Marion; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Keiter, Steffen; Kools, Stefan A. E.; Kruve, Anneli; Lambropoulou, Dimitra; Lamoree, Marja; Leonards, Pim; Lopez, Benjamin; López de Alda, Miren; Lundy, Lian; Makovinská, Jarmila; Marigómez, Ionan; Martin, Jonathan W.; McHugh, Brendan; Miège, Cécile; O'Toole, Simon; Perkola, Noora; Polesello, Stefano; Posthuma, Leo; Rodriguez-Mozaz, Sara; Roessink, Ivo; Rostkowski, Pawel; Ruedel, Heinz; Samanipour, Saer; Schulze, Tobias; Schymanski, Emma L.; Sengl, Manfred; Tarabek, Peter; Hulscher, Dorien Ten; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Togola, Anne; Valsecchi, Sara; van Leeuwen, Stefan; von der Ohe, Peter; Vorkamp, Katrin; Vrana, Branislav; Slobodnik, Jaroslav (Others, 2020)
      The Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC) is currently under development as a joint research and innovation programme to strengthen the scientific basis for chemical risk assessment in the EU. The plan is to ...
    • Performance of secondary wastewater treatment methods for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern implicated in crop uptake and antibiotic resistance spread: A review 

      Krzeminski, Pawel; Tomei, Maria Concetta; Karaolia, Popi; Langenhoff, Alette; Almeida, C. Marisa R.; Felis, Ewa; Gritten, Fanny; Andersen, Henrik Rasmus; Fernandes, Telma; Manaia, Celia M.; Rizzo, Luigi; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) discharged in effluents of wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), not specifically designed for their removal, pose serious hazards to human health and ecosystems. Their impact is of ...
    • Spatial differences and temporal changes in illicit drug use in Europe quantified by wastewater analysis 

      Ort, Christoph; van Nuijs, Alexander L. N.; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Castiglioni, Sara; Covaci, Adrian; de Voogt, Pim; Emke, Erik; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Griffiths, Paul; Hernández, Félix; González-Mariño, Iria; Grabic, Roman; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Mastroianni, Nicola; Meierjohann, Axel; Nefau, Thomas; Östman, Marcus; Pico, Yolanda; Racamonde, Ines; Reid, Malcolm James; Slobodnik, Jaroslav; Terzic, Senka; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Thomas, Kevin V (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Spatio-temporal assessment of illicit drug use at large scale: evidence from 7 years of international wastewater monitoring 

      González-Mariño, Iria; Baz-Lomba, Jose Antonio; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Andres-Costa, Maria Jesus; Bade, Richard; Bannwarth, Anne; Barron, Leon-P; Been, Frederic; Benaglia, Lisa; Berset, Jean-Daniel; Bijlsma, Lubertus; Bodík, Igor; Brenner, Asher; Brock, Andreas L.; Burgard, Dan; Castrignanò, Erika; Celma, Alberto; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Covaci, Adrian; Emke, Erik; Devault, Damien A.; Dias, Mário J.; Esseiva, Pierre; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Fedorova, Ganna; Fytianos, Konstantinos; Gerber, Cobus; Grabic, Roman; Gracia-Lor, Emma; Grüner, Stefan; Gunnar, Teemu; Hapeshi, Evroula; Heath, Ester; Helm, Björn; Hernández, Félix; Kankaanpaa, Aino; Karolak, Sara; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Krizman-Matasic, Ivona; Lai, Foon Yin; Lechowicz, Wojciech; Lopes, Alvaro; de Alda, Miren López; López-García, Ester; Löve, Arndís S. C.; Mastroianni, Nicola; McEneff, Gillian L.; Montes, Rosa; Munro, Kelly; Nefau, Thomas; Oberacher, Herbert; O'Brien, Jake; Oertel, Reinhard; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Pico, Yolanda; Plósz, Benedek G.; Polesel, Fabio; Postigo, Cristina; Quintana, José Benito; Ramin, Pedram; Reid, Malcolm James; Rice, Jack; Rodil, Rosario; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Schubert, Sara; Senta, Ivan; Simoes, Susana Sadler; Sremacki, Maja M.; Styszko, Katarzyna; Terzic, Senka; Thomaidis, Nikolaos S.; Thomas, Kevin V; Tscharke, Benjamin; Udrisard, Robin; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Yargeau, Viviane; Zuccato, Ettore; Castiglioni, Sara; Ort, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and aims. Wastewater‐based epidemiology is an additional indicator of drug use that is gaining reliability to complement the current established panel of indicators. The aims of this study were to: (i) assess ...