About this Research Topic
The acquired resistances to antibiotics of animal pathogens are obviously obtained from microorganisms of the environment, which is ultimately the source and the sink of resistance genes. This Research Topic will focus on the source, generation, transfer and dissemination of resistance genes in the environment, especially in soil and water. The impact of agronomical practices, such as cattle supplements, field application of animal wastes and the use of GMOs, will be emphasized.
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