Bacteriophages as vehicles for antibiotic resistance genes in the environment

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1004219. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004219. eCollection 2014 Jul.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
  • Bacteria / drug effects*
  • Bacteriophages / genetics*
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial / genetics*
  • Environmental Microbiology*
  • Genes, Bacterial / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Transduction, Genetic*


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents

Grant support

JLB acknowledges the Ramon y Cajal research fellowship (RYC-2011-08154) from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.