Antibiotic Resistance

Initiated 6/6/00 Last Updated 05/09/11

Note: This is a collection of links to on-line materials and sites related to antibiotic resistance. It is certainly not complete and, as you can tell by the explicit URL's, is not current.

Websites:

Antimicrobial Resistance Learning Site for Veterinary Students (Michigan State U)

APUA (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics - SB Levy, Tufts)
http://www.tufts.edu/med/apua/

The Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance (Scientific American article, SB Levy)
http://www.tufts.edu/med/apua/Pubs/Articles/sciAmArt.pdf

Antibiotic Resistance: An Ecological Imbalance (CIBA Symposium, SB Levy)
http://www.tufts.edu/med/apua/Pubs/Articles/Ciba_article.html

Belgian Biosafety Webserver
http://biosafety.ihe.be/HomePage.html

Antibiotic Resistance Genes
http://biosafety.ihe.be/AR/ARmenu.html

CDC

Antimicrobial Resistance (National Center for Infectious Diseases)
http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/

Links outside of CDC:

Antimicrobial Resistance: Data to Assess Public Health Threat From Resistant Bacteria are Limited (GAO, 1999)

The Agricultural Use of Antibiotics and its Implications for Human Health (GAO, 1999)

National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS): Enteric Bacteria
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/narms/

1999 Antibiotics and breakpoints
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/narms/annual/1999/html/tables/table_2.htm

FDA

CVM Antimicrobial Resistance page
http://www.fda.gov/cvm/fda/mappgs/antitoc.html

Food Safety Network - Antibiotic Resistance
http://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/safefood/ab-res/ab-resist-index.htm

IFT - Institute of Food Technologists

International Study Group on New Antimicrobial Strategies
http://www.isgnas.org/

List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature (JP Euzeby)
http://www-sv.cict.fr/bacterio/index.html

NARMS (ARS - veterinary data)
http://www.arru.saa.ars.usda.gov/narms.html

Resistance Web
http://resistanceweb.pharmacy-ce.org/cit/Index.asp

ROAR (Reservoirs of Antibiotic Resistance Network)
http://www.healthsci.tufts.edu/apua/roarhome.htm

Annotated Bibliography
http://www.healthsci.tufts.edu/apua/biblio.htm

Commensal Bacteria- an Important Reservoir for Antibiotic Resistance Genes?
http://www.healthsci.tufts.edu/apua/positionpaper.htm

DANMAP 97 Report - Consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from food animals, food and humans in Denmark
http://www.healthsci.tufts.edu/apua/danmap.htm

Washington State Department of Health
http://www.doh.wa.gov/topics/antibiotics.htm

WHO Recommendations on Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing Animals
http://www.who.int/emc/diseases/zoo/edg/home

General Microbiology Sites:

Glossaries

A Glossary of Terms commonly used in molecular biology
http://www.med.unc.edu/wrkunits/3ctrpgm/pmbb/mbt/GLOS.htm

A Molecular Biology Glossary (RH Lyons, U Mich)
http://seqcore.brcf.med.umich.edu/doc/educ/dnapr/mbglossary/mbgloss.html

Cell& Molecular Biology Online: Dictionaries and Glossaries
http://www.cellbio.com/dictionaries.html

Glossarist: Life Sciences
http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/science/life-sciences/

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (DM Glick)
http://www.portlandpress.com/pp/books/online/glick/search.htm

Barron's On-line Microbiology, 4th ed (S Baron, U Texas Medical Branch)
http://gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/toc.htm

Information about Bacteriology for the Public (On-line text, U Wisconsin)
http://www.bact.wisc.edu/GenInfo.html

Microbes.info (Microbiology Information Portal)
http://www.microbes.info/

Microbiology Web Sites (RM Chute, North Harris College)
http://science.nhmccd.edu/biol/microbio.html

Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology (K Todar, U Wisconsin)
http://www.textbookofbacteriology.net/

Papers:

Journal of Agricultural & Applied Economics - Southern Agricultural Economics Association

Antibacterial drugs (The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy)
http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section13/chapter153/153a.htm

Antibiotics are Easy! (1996 text, MD Nettleman, Med College of Virginia)
http://www.sgim.org/Publicweb/Meetings/am20/ws/antibiotics.html

Antibiotics Info Kit (Animal Health Institute)
http://www.ahi.org/Features/Antibiotics and Animals Fast Facts.htm

Antibiotic Usages in Food Animal Production and Resistance -- European Perspective (1999 USAHA)
http://www.usaha.org/speeches/speech99/s99mille.html

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (HC Neu, TD Gootz - Chap. 11 in: Medical Microbiology, 4th ed, S Baron, ed.)
http://gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch011.htm

British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Bacteraemia and antibiotic resistance of its pathogens reported in England and Wales between 1990 and 1998: trend analysis
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/320/7229/213

The rise in bacterial resistance (editorial to above)
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/320/7229/199

Infectious diseases: an ecological perspective
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/311/7021/1681

The epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in hospital acquired infections: problems and possible solutions
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/317/7159/652

The origins and molecular basis of antibiotic resistance
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/317/7159/657

Emerging Infectious Diseases (CDC journal)

Changes in Antimicrobial Resistance among Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Isolates from Humans and Cattle in the Northwestern United States, 19821997
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol5no6/davis.htm

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Outside the Health-Care Setting: Prevalence, Sources, and Public Health Implications (on-line Emerging Infectious Diseases journal)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol3no3/mcdonald.htm

Human Health and Antibiotic Growth Promoters (AGPs): Reassessing the Risk (Heidelberg Appeal Netherlands)
http://www.fedesa.be/HAN/index.html

ScienceNewsOnline

Livestock's role in antibiotic resistance
http://www.sciencenews.org/sn_arc98/7_18_98/fob7.htm

Waterways Carry Antibiotic Resistance (155:23, 6/5/99)
http://www.sciencenews.org/sn_arc99/6_5_99/fob1.htm

Science Week
http://www.scienceweek.com/

Implications of Antibiotic Resistance in Wild Rodents
http://scienceweek.com/search/reports1/neonyxu.htm

Other:

Introduction to Environmental Engineering
http://www.nbif.org/course/env-engr/

Wastewater Treatment Module
http://www.nbif.org/course/env-engr/modulii/moduleiii.html

Wastewater Characteristics
http://www.nbif.org/course/env-engr/wstewtrchar/wstewtrchar.html

Bacterial die-off kinetics in waste stabilization ponds
http://www.cepis.org.pe/eswww/fulltext/repind57/bdk/bdk.html

Municipal Wastewater Sources and Characteristics (short)
http://www.ns.ec.gc.ca/epb/issues/wstewtr.html

Wide World of Activated Sludge (wastewater web links)
http://www.scitrav.com/wwater/waterlnk.htm

Wastewater treatment and use in agriculture - FAO irrigation and drainage paper 47
http://www.fao.org/docrep/T0551E/T0551E00.htm

Wastewater characteristics and effluent quality parameters

WWW WasteWater Engineering Virtual Library
http://www.cleanh2o.com/ww/