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Vol. 6, Issue 12 (2017)

Antibiotic residues in food animals: Causes and health effects

Author(s):
S Prajwal, VN Vasudevan, T Sathu, A Irshad, SR Nayankumar and Kuleswan Pame
Abstract:
Administration of antimicrobials to food animals for treatment, prophylaxis and as growth promotors results in deposition of their residues in various organs and tissues. Consumption of these residues through meat and meat products may cause direct and/or indirect toxicity in consumers and results in failure of treatment due to development of resistant microorganisms. Withdrawal periods should be strictly followed and rules pertaining to antimicrobial residues should be rigorously enforced to make the meat safe for human consumption.
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How to cite this article:
S Prajwal, VN Vasudevan, T Sathu, A Irshad, SR Nayankumar and Kuleswan Pame. Antibiotic residues in food animals: Causes and health effects. 2017; 6(12): 01-04.
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