Zinc and copper in animal feedDevelopment of resistance and co-resistance to antimicrobial agents in bacteria of animal origin

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Yazdankhah, Siamak; Rudi, Knut; Bernhoft, Aksel;

Farmed animals such as pig and poultry receive additional Zn and Cu in their diets due to supplementing elements in compound feed as well as medical remedies. Enteral bacteria in farmed animals are shown to develop resistance to trace elements such as Zn and Cu. Resista... View more
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