17. Fate and Transport of Antibiotics in Soil Systems

  1. Patricia L. Keen2 and
  2. Mark H. M. M. Montforts3
  1. Alistair B. A. Boxall

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118156247.ch17

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

How to Cite

Boxall, A. B. A. (2011) Fate and Transport of Antibiotics in Soil Systems, in Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment (eds P. L. Keen and M. H. M. M. Montforts), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118156247.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Applied Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 3

    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Environment Department, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470905425

Online ISBN: 9781118156247

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Keywords:

  • fate and transport of antibiotics, in soil systems;
  • inputs of antibiotics to the soil environment;
  • antibiotics, soil into food chains affecting wildlife

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Routes of Input to the Soil Environment

  • Occurrence in Soil Systems

  • Fate and Transport in the Soil Environment

  • Transport in Soil Systems

  • Uptake into Biota

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • References