Potential Impacts of Antibiotics in the Environment. Amy Pruden Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Colorado State University. Overview. Agricultural Antibiotics Overview of potential impacts Why study resistance genes? Poudre River Study Conclusions Recommendations.
Potential Impacts of Antibiotics in the Environment
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Colorado State University
Modified from www.usda.gov
Sower et al., Env. Health Perspect. 2000
ASM News November, 2004
Goal: Indicator of Bioavailability/impact of Antibiotics
Specificity verified by cloning and sequencing the inserts.
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