Complexes of the antimicrobial ciprofloxacin with soil, peat, and aquatic humic substances.


Garrison Sposito, Ludmilla Aristilde


anti-infective agents, antibiotics, environmental pollutants, natural organic matter, river chemistry, soil chemistry


Environmental Toxicology Chemistry

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This study examines the relationship between antibiotics from animal manure and soils. Natural organic matter (NOM) is implicated in the binding of antibiotics by particles in soils and waters. This paper provides a soil chemistry and toxicology perspective on antibiotics issues.

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