Fate of Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Simulated Swine Manure Storage

One resistance genes respond primarily to chlortetracycline and seemed to be lost when the parent tetracycline compound was degraded, while another resistance gene responded to a range of antimicrobials in manure but persisted after tylosin degraded, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
calendar icon 10 June 2014
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