Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Environment
  • Release Date : 22 November 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Science
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128188835
  • ISBN 10 : 0128188839
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Synopsis : Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Environment written by Muhammad Zaffar Hashmi, published by Elsevier which was released on 22 November 2019. Download Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Environment Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes (AMR) in the Environment summarizes and updates information on antibiotic producing organisms and their resistance and entry routes in soil, air, water and sediment. As antibiotic use continues to rise in healthcare, their fate, bioavailability and biomonitoring, and impacts on environment and public health are becoming increasingly important. The book addresses the impact of antibiotics and AMR to environment and public health and risk assessment. Moreover, it focused on the metagenomics and molecular techniques for the detection of antibiotics and antimicrobial genes. Lastly, it introduces management strategies, such as treatment technologies for managing antibiotics and AMR/ARGs-impacted environment, and bioremediation approaches. Summarizes and updates information on antibiotics and AMR/ARGs production and its fate and transport in the environment Includes phytoremediation and bioremediation technologies for environmental management Provides analysis of risk assessment of antibiotic resistance genes to help understand the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of antibiotics and AMR/ARGs