23. Effect of Veterinary Medicines Introduced via Manure into Soil on the Abundance and Diversity of Antibiotic Resistance Genes on Their Transferability

  1. Patricia L. Keen4 and
  2. Mark H. M. M. Montforts5
  1. Holger Heuer1,
  2. Christoph Kopmann1,
  3. Ute Zimmerling1,
  4. Ellen Krögerrecklenfort1,
  5. Kristina Kleineidamm2,
  6. Michael Schloter2,
  7. Eva M. Top3 and
  8. Kornelia Smalla1

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118156247.ch23

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

How to Cite

Heuer, H., Kopmann, C., Zimmerling, U., Krögerrecklenfort, E., Kleineidamm, K., Schloter, M., Top, E. M. and Smalla, K. (2011) Effect of Veterinary Medicines Introduced via Manure into Soil on the Abundance and Diversity of Antibiotic Resistance Genes on Their Transferability, 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.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Julius Kühn-Institut, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI), Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 2

    Helmholtz Zentrum München, Research Unit for Environmental Genomics, Neuherberg, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA

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:

  • veterinary antibiotics via manure into soil;
  • exogenous plasmid isolation into suitable recipients;
  • soils treated with pig manure, SDZ effects, resistance gene transferability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods to Study the Effects of Veterinary Medicines on Soil Microbial Communities

  • Effects of Sulfadiazine Spread with Manure on the Abundance of Resistance Genes and Resistance Transferability

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • References