Distribution and taxonomy of Enterococci from the Davis Station wastewater discharge, Antarctica
Spence, Robert J. (2014) Distribution and taxonomy of Enterococci from the Davis Station wastewater discharge, Antarctica. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This project assessed the potential impact of untreated sewage release in a near-shore marine environment of Antarctica through the distribution and characterisation of the faecal indicator bacteria Enterococcus. Antibiotic resistance and genome sequencing analyses revealed that enterococci resistant to multiple antibiotics closely related to clinical pathogens were introduced to the pristine Antarctic environment by Australia's Davis station.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Prentis, Peter, Smith, James, & Pavasovic, Ana|
|Keywords:||Antarctica, Enterococci, Vancomycin-resistant, Multidrug-resistant, Genomics, Environmental Impact, Next-Generation Sequencing|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||16 May 2014 04:42|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2015 02:20|
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