This analytical report explains the environmental dimension of the issue of antibiotic residues in the environment, resistant pathogens and other molecules with antimicrobial properties that enhance the spread of resistance genes in microbial communities. It emphasizes the need for considering the environmental exposure to antimicrobials in efforts to curb the resistance.
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Topics: Health, Chemicals and Waste, Risk Reduction/Management, Policy Instruments
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2017