Antibiotics and hormones are commonly used in animal production. What is their potential impact and role in development of antibiotic resistance? This is the first in a two-part series on this topic Go to Part 2. The presenters for this webcast are: David Norris, University of Colorado; Paul Ebner, Purdue University; and Amy Pruden, Colorado State University. This presentation was originally broadcast on March 28, 2008. More…
Basics of Antibiotic and Hormone Use in Animal Agriculture
Paul Ebner, Purdue University
Video Segments and Power Point Slides
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- Impact of Trace Chemicals (Hormones) in the Environment – Norris (14 minutes). To view this segment click on the link and drag the time slider (at the bottom of the screen) to 16:50. View Presentation | Power Point Slides.
- Human and Environmental Impacts of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance – Pruden (20 minutes). To view this segment, drag the time slider (at the bottom of the screen) to 31:20. Streamed Video | Power Point Slides Note: there is a brief section at the end of her presentation (approx 1 minute) where audio from another section plays simultaneously.
- Question and Answer Segment – (10 minutes). To view this segment, drag the time slider (at the bottom of the screen) to 54:00. View Presentation. Note: Some of the audio plays out of sequence in this section.
Continuing Education Units
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)
Additional Resource and Links
- Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products. This EPA website incorporates commonly asked questions about pharmaceuticals in the environment, and research bibliographies.
- Veterinary Medicines in the Environment. This U.S. Geological Survey website addresses the state of knowledge about veterinary medicines in the environment.
- e-hormone. Your gateway to the environment and hormones.