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- Zhang, Xu-Xiang, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ecotoxicology 2015 v.24 no.10 pp. 2125-2132
- Firmicutes; animal husbandry; antibiotic resistance; blood serum; cell walls; digestive system; disease prevention; drinking water; environmental health; feces; genes; growth promotion; human health; humans; interspersed repetitive sequences; intestinal microorganisms; metabolism; metabolites; metagenomics; mice; microbial communities; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; plasmids; signal transduction; tetracycline
- ... Antibiotics have been widely used for disease prevention and treatment of the human and animals, and for growth promotion in animal husbandry. Antibiotics can disturb the intestinal microbial community, which play a fundamental role in animals’ health. Misuse or overuse of antibiotics can result in increase and spread of microbial antibiotic resistance, threatening human health and ecological safe ...