A review on antibiotic resistant bacteria found in Dhaka water supply
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The unsafe water supply of Dhaka city causes concern for public health. This review work aims to identify whether antibiotic resistant bacteria are available in Dhaka water supply. According to the collected 25 articles that is reviewed in this paper, Escherichia coli bacteria was isolated from tap water samples taken from several places in Dhaka city. They were characterized for their antibiotic resistance, pathogenic characteristics, and genetic diversity in order to gain a better understanding of the degree of the public health risk that is attributed to the supply water in Dhaka city. It was identified that there is a widespread presence of E. coli that is resistant to many antibiotics in the Dhaka public water supply. The distribution of antibiotic resistant bacteria through municipal water supplies poses a significant risk to the general population's health in urban settings.