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

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

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

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Responsible Division: Microbiology
Funding Source
Nat'l. Center For Toxicological Research
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Antimicrobial Resistance
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants