Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes: Environmental Occurrence and Treatment Technologies (Hardcover)

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Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes: Environmental Occurrence and Treatment Technologies (Hardcover)

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This volume summarizes and updates information about antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)/antibiotic resistant genes (ARG) production, including their entry routes in soil, air, water and sediment, their use in hospital and associated waste, global and temporal trends in use and spread of antibiotics, AMR and ARG. Antimicrobial/antibiotic resistance genes due to manure and agricultural waste applications, bioavailability, biomonitoring, and their Epidemiological, ecological and public health effects. The book addresses the antibiotic and AMR/ARG risk assessment and treatment technologies, for managing antibiotics and AMR/ARG impacted environments

The book's expert contributions span 20 chapters, and offer a comprehensive framework for better understanding and analyzing the environmental and social impacts of antibiotics and AMR/ARGs. Readers will have access to recent and updated models regarding the interpretation of antibiotics and AMR/ARGs in environment and biomonitoring studies, and will learn about the management options require to appropriately mitigate environmental contaminants and pollution. The book will be of interest to students, teachers, researchers, policy makers and environmental organizations.


Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Hashmi is Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering in Department of Meteorology, COMSATS University Islamabad Campus, Pakistan. Dr. Hashmi works on multiple water, soil, air and health related issues. Dr. Hashmi has expertise in developing environmentally sustainable and feasible technologies including bioremediation, using innovative microbes and genes, plants, and microcosms. He has edited three books through the eminent publisher Springer such as Xenobiotics in The Soil Environment, Antibiotics and Antibiotics Resistance Genes in Soils and Environmental Pollution of Paddy Soils which have been used at universities, research institutions and innumerable colleges all over the world. Dr. Hashmi has worked as a consultant for Indus River Disaster Management WWF Pakistan. Dr. Hashmi has served as reviewer for 2nd International Conference on Agriculture and Biological Sciences (ABS2016), China.
Product Details ISBN: 9783030404215
ISBN-10: 3030404218
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: April 8th, 2020
Pages: 456
Language: English