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Medicine > Microbiology
Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Perspective, Policy and Mitigation
Samanta, Indranil
ISBN 13: 
9780128157701
ISBN 10: 
0128157704
Category: 
Microbiology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Elsevier
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Print on Demand
Imprint: 
Academic Press
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
392
Weight: 
2.56
Retail Price: 
125.00
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:

Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Perspective, Policy and Mitigation is a valuable industrial resource that addresses complex, multi-factorial topics regarding farm, wild, companion animals, fish, and how the environment plays an important role in amplification and transmission of resistant bugs into the human food chain. Information of phenotypical and genotypical properties of each bacterial genus associated with antimicrobial resistance, transmission dynamics from different reservoirs (food animals, poultry, fishes) and control measures with alternative therapy, such as phytobiotics and nanomaterials are provided. Researchers, scientists and practitioners will find this an essential resource on the judicial use of antibiotics in animals and humans.



  • Explores all the genera of livestock and fish originated pathogenic bacteria associated with antimicrobial resistance
  • Presents cutting-edge research on epigenetics, nanotechnology and intervention technologies
  • Discusses transmission dynamics of resistance gene pools from different reservoirs, including food animals, poultry, fishes and the environment

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