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Reducing Health Risks from Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria by Eliminating Environmental Reservoirs of Resistance

Investigators
Sutherland, John
Institutions
DHHS/FDA/CVM - Division of Animal and Food Microbiology
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
Objective

Identify the specific bacteria and enzymes in the environment that are able to degrade fluoroquinolones to products without antimicrobial activity.

More information
Responsible Division: Microbiology
Funding Source
Nat'l. Center For Toxicological Research
Project source
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Project number
E0738201
Categories
Antimicrobial Resistance
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants