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Author Keen, Patricia L
Title Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Note Intro -- Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment -- Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- Part I: Sources -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Path to Resistance -- Chapter 3: Antibiotic Resistome: A Framework Linking the Clinic and the Environment -- Chapter 4: Ecological and Clinical Consequences of Antibiotic Subsistence by Environmental Microbes -- Chapter 5: Importance of Adaptive and Stepwise Changes in the Rise and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance -- Chapter 6: Environmental Reservoirs of Resistance Genes in Antibiotic-Producing Bacteria and Their Possible Impact on the Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance -- Chapter 7: Mechanisms of Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance and Lessons Learned from Environmental Tetracycline-Resistant Bacteria -- Chapter 8: Environmental Antibiotic Resistome: New Insights from Culture-Independent Approaches -- Part II: Fate -- Chapter 9: Environmental Pollution by Antibiotic Resistance Genes -- Chapter 10: Quantifying Anthropogenic Impacts on Environmental Reservoirs of Antibiotic Resistance -- Chapter 11: Antibiotic Resistance in Swine-Manure-Impacted Environments -- Chapter 12: Antimicrobial-Resistant Indicator Bacteria in Manure and the Tracking of Indicator Resistance Genes -- Chapter 13: Municipal Wastewater as a Reservoir of Antibiotic Resistance -- Chapter 14: Strategies to Assess and Minimize the Biological Risk of Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment -- Chapter 15: Antibiotic Resistance in Animals-The Australian Perspective -- Part III: Antimicrobial Substances and Resistance -- Chapter 16: Detection and Occurrence of Antibiotics and Their Metabolites in Pig Manure in Bavaria (Germany) -- Chapter 17: Fate and Transport of Antibiotics in Soil Systems -- Chapter 18: Antibiotics in the Aquatic Environment -- Chapter 19: Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Wild Fish
Chapter 20: Role of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds on Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment -- Part IV: Effects and Risks -- Chapter 21: Human Health Importance of use of Antimicrobials in Animals and Its Selection of Antimicrobial Resistance -- Chapter 22: Antimicrobial Resistance Associated with Salmonid Farming -- Chapter 23: Effect of Veterinary Medicines Introduced via Manure into Soil on the Abundance and Diversity of Antibiotic Resistance Genes on Their Transferability -- Chapter 24: Tracking Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Genes through the Composting Process and Field Distribution of Poultry Waste: Lessons Learned -- Chapter 25: Environmental Microbial Communities Living Under Very High Antibiotic Selection Pressure -- Chapter 26: Antibiotic Use During an Influenza Pandemic: Downstream Ecological Effects and Antibiotic Resistance -- Chapter 27: Use of Veterinary Antibacterial Agents in Europe and the United States -- Chapter 28: Regulatory Research on Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment -- Index
Examines effects of the environmental distribution of antimicrobial resistance genes on human health and the ecosystem Resistance genes are everywhere in nature-in pathogens, commensals, and environmental microorganisms. This contributed work shows how the environment plays a pivotal role in the development of antimicrobial resistance traits in bacteria and the distribution of resistant microbial species, resistant genetic material, and antibiotic compounds. Readers will discover the impact of the distribution in the environment of antimicrobial resistance genes and antibiotics on both the ecosystem and human and animal health. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment is divided into four parts: Part I, Sources, including ecological and clinical consequences of antibiotic resistance by environmental microbes Part II, Fate, including strategies to assess and minimize the biological risk of antibiotic resistance in the environment Part III, Antimicrobial Substances and Resistance, including antibiotics in the aquatic environment Part IV, Effects and Risks, including the effect of antimicrobials used for non-human purposes on human health Recognizing the intricate links among overlapping complex systems, this book examines antimicrobial resistance using a comprehensive ecosystem approach. Moreover, the book's multidisciplinary framework applies principles of microbiology, environmental toxicology, and chemistry to assess the human and ecological risks associated with exposure to antibiotics or antibiotic resistance genes that are environmental contaminants. Each chapter has been written by one or more leading researchers in such fields as microbiology, environmental science, ecology, and toxicology. Comprehensive reference lists at the end of all chapters serve as a gateway to the primary research in the field
Presenting and analyzing the latest findings in a field of growing importance to human and environmental health, this text offers readers new insights into the role of the environment in antimicrobial resistance development, the dissemination of antimicrobial resistant genetic elements, and the transport of antibiotic resistance genes and antibiotics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Keen, Patricia L. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9780470905425
Subject Antibiotics -- Environmental aspects.;Drug resistance in microorganisms
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