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By Patricia L. Keen,Mark H. M. M. Montforts

ISBN-10: 0470905425

ISBN-13: 9780470905425

Examines results of the environmental distribution of antimicrobial resistance genes on human well-being and the ecosystem

Resistance genes are in all places in nature—in pathogens, commensals, and environmental microorganisms. This contributed paintings indicates how the surroundings performs a pivotal position within the improvement of antimicrobial resistance features in micro organism and the distribution of resistant microbial species, resistant genetic fabric, and antibiotic compounds. Readers will realize the impression of the distribution within the atmosphere of antimicrobial resistance genes and antibiotics on either the environment and human and animal health.

Antimicrobial Resistance within the atmosphere is split into 4 parts:

  • Part I, assets, together with ecological and scientific outcomes of antibiotic resistance by way of environmental microbes

  • Part II, destiny, together with ideas to evaluate and reduce the organic danger of antibiotic resistance within the environment

  • Part III, Antimicrobial ingredients and Resistance, together with antibiotics within the aquatic environment

  • Part IV, results and hazards, together with the influence of antimicrobials used for non-human reasons on human health

Recognizing the complicated hyperlinks between overlapping advanced platforms, this ebook examines antimicrobial resistance utilizing a complete environment technique. additionally, the book's multidisciplinary framework applies rules of microbiology, environmental toxicology, and chemistry to evaluate the human and ecological hazards linked to publicity to antibiotics or antibiotic resistance genes which are environmental contaminants.

Each bankruptcy has been written via a number of top researchers in such fields as microbiology, environmental technology, ecology, and toxicology. entire reference lists on the finish of all chapters function a gateway to the first learn within the field.

Presenting and studying the most recent findings in a box of turning out to be value to human and environmental future health, this article deals readers new insights into the position of our surroundings in antimicrobial resistance improvement, the dissemination of antimicrobial resistant genetic components, and the shipping of antibiotic resistance genes and antibiotics.

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