Standardizing Methods with QA/QC Standards for Investigating the Occurrence and Removal of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria/Antibiotic Resistance Genes (ARB/ARGs) in Surface Water, Wastewater, and Recycled Water

Project Update

Reporting Period: March 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021. During this period, the team completed an expert workshop (May 18, 20, 25, 27, 2021), six draft literature reviews, and draft standard operating procedures (SOPs), and began validation studies for the purpose of pilot-testing the SOPs and QA/QC standards