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.


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

APUA (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics - SB Levy, Tufts)

The Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance (Scientific American article, SB Levy)

Antibiotic Resistance: An Ecological Imbalance (CIBA Symposium, SB Levy)

Belgian Biosafety Webserver

Antibiotic Resistance Genes


Antimicrobial Resistance (National Center for Infectious Diseases)

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

1999 Antibiotics and breakpoints


CVM Antimicrobial Resistance page

Food Safety Network - Antibiotic Resistance

IFT - Institute of Food Technologists

International Study Group on New Antimicrobial Strategies

List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature (JP Euzeby)

NARMS (ARS - veterinary data)

Resistance Web

ROAR (Reservoirs of Antibiotic Resistance Network)

Annotated Bibliography

Commensal Bacteria- an Important Reservoir for Antibiotic Resistance Genes?

DANMAP 97 Report - Consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from food animals, food and humans in Denmark

Washington State Department of Health

WHO Recommendations on Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing Animals

General Microbiology Sites:


A Glossary of Terms commonly used in molecular biology

A Molecular Biology Glossary (RH Lyons, U Mich)

Cell& Molecular Biology Online: Dictionaries and Glossaries

Glossarist: Life Sciences

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (DM Glick)

Barron's On-line Microbiology, 4th ed (S Baron, U Texas Medical Branch)

Information about Bacteriology for the Public (On-line text, U Wisconsin) (Microbiology Information Portal)

Microbiology Web Sites (RM Chute, North Harris College)

Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology (K Todar, U Wisconsin)


Journal of Agricultural & Applied Economics - Southern Agricultural Economics Association

Antibacterial drugs (The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy)

Antibiotics are Easy! (1996 text, MD Nettleman, Med College of Virginia)

Antibiotics Info Kit (Animal Health Institute) and Animals Fast Facts.htm

Antibiotic Usages in Food Animal Production and Resistance -- European Perspective (1999 USAHA)

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (HC Neu, TD Gootz - Chap. 11 in: Medical Microbiology, 4th ed, S Baron, ed.)

British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Bacteraemia and antibiotic resistance of its pathogens reported in England and Wales between 1990 and 1998: trend analysis

The rise in bacterial resistance (editorial to above)

Infectious diseases: an ecological perspective

The epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in hospital acquired infections: problems and possible solutions

The origins and molecular basis of antibiotic resistance

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

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Outside the Health-Care Setting: Prevalence, Sources, and Public Health Implications (on-line Emerging Infectious Diseases journal)

Human Health and Antibiotic Growth Promoters (AGPs): Reassessing the Risk (Heidelberg Appeal Netherlands)


Livestock's role in antibiotic resistance

Waterways Carry Antibiotic Resistance (155:23, 6/5/99)

Science Week

Implications of Antibiotic Resistance in Wild Rodents


Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Wastewater Treatment Module

Wastewater Characteristics

Bacterial die-off kinetics in waste stabilization ponds

Municipal Wastewater Sources and Characteristics (short)

Wide World of Activated Sludge (wastewater web links)

Wastewater treatment and use in agriculture - FAO irrigation and drainage paper 47

Wastewater characteristics and effluent quality parameters

WWW WasteWater Engineering Virtual Library