Quantitative regional flow of antibiotics in Sweden supports environmental risk assessments
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: CASTENSSON, Staffan (Apoteket AB, Pharmaceuticals and Environment, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Ekedahl (Apoteket AB, Stab FoU, Malmö, Sweden)
Johansson (Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
Lindborg (Mälardalens Högskola, Eskilstuna, Sweden)
Antibiotics have been available as drugs for more than 50 years. An optimal use of the products is essential and is directed by a lot of factors like regional disease patterns, antibiotics available, resistance situation etc. The environmental impact of antibiotics may be substantial as pointed out by many authors. To get a more clear picture of.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.