• 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 ...
    • Calculating expected effects of treatment effectivity and river flow rates on the contribution of WWTP effluent to the ARG load of a receiving river 

      Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Concentrations of genetic markers for antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) were measured in the effluents of three Norwegian wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and in a receiving river upstream and downstream of the discharge ...
    • Combined membrane filtration and 265 nm UV irradiation for effective removal of cell free antibiotic resistance genes from feed water and concentrate 

      Krzeminski, Pawel; Feys, Edward; Anglès d'Auriac, Marc; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Umar, Muhammad; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The removal of cell free DNA (plasmids) carrying antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) was investigated at bench-scale using ultrafiltration (UF), nanofiltration (NF) and reverse osmosis (RO) membranes commonly applied in ...
    • Demonstrasjon av anvendelsesområdet for en online partikkelteller i vannforsyningssystemet 

      Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Vogelsang, Christian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Gjennom drikkevannsforskriften er vannverkene pålagt å ha tilstrekkelige hygieniske barrierer for å sikre helsemessig trygt drikkevann til enhver tid ute hos abonnentene. Adekvate overvåkningssystemer er nødvendige for å ...
    • Forekomst av antibiotikaresistensgener og fjerning av antibiotikaresistente E. coli i to norske avløpsrenseanlegg 

      Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel; Uhl, Wolfgang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Effektiviteten av de ulike behandlingstrinnene for fjerning av antibiotikaresistente E. coli i avløpsvann fra to store avløpsrenseanlegg i Oslo ble undersøkt. Renseanleggene reduserer den totale mengden kultiverbare E. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gruveavgang i Bøkfjorden - utlekking og giftighetstesting av vannbehandlingskjemikalier 

      Berge, John A; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Tobiesen, August E.Dessen; Vogelsang, Christian (NIVA-rapport;6693, Research report, 2014)
    • Removal of antibiotic resistant E. coli in two Norwegian wastewater treatment plants and by nano- and ultra-filtration processes 

      Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Vogelsang, Christian; Uhl, Wolfgang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The effectivity of different treatment stages at two large wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) located in Oslo, Norway, to remove antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli from municipal wastewater was investigated. The WWTPs ...
    • Utslipp av antibiotikaresistensgener med behandlet avløpsvann til resipienten 

      Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Forekomsten av utvalgte markørgener for antimikrobiell resistens (AMR) i vannprøver tatt fra utslippet av tre norske avløpsrenseanlegg ble kvantifisert. 16S rRNA, Intl1 og Sul1 er de tre dominerende antibiotikaresistensgenene ...