Effect of Antibiotics Overuse in Animal Food and its Link with Public Health Risk

Authors(4) :-Bahjat Ghorbani, Mahin Ghorbani, Mozhgan Abedi, Mitra Tayebi

Antibiotics are a group of antimicrobial substances that are used in treatment of bacterial infections and prevent diseases. Use of antibiotics in poultry have been observed since 1940, the purpose of the usage was initially for treatment of infection but gradually taking this drug increased dramatically in animal husbandries especially in poultry in the second half of the twentieth century for increasing economic benefits because these antibiotics have ability to work as hormone growths. Meanwhile at the end of the century, more than 70 percent of all produced antibiotics consumed in animal husbandries.. Overuse and abuse of these medications in poultry have dangerous effect on human health as consumers of these products because of strong relationship between use of antibiotic in animal food and it’s resistance in human's body. In this paper we focused on different types of antibiotics used in poultry and discussed possible overuse of antibiotics in animal husbandries which result in threatening human health in order to encourage establishing organizations Supporting Restrictions on the Use of antibiotics in animal husbandries to save human health in this order.

Authors and Affiliations

Bahjat Ghorbani
Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Mahin Ghorbani
Department of Biotechnology, Fergusson College, F.C. Road, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Mozhgan Abedi
Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Mitra Tayebi
Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Antibiotics, Overuse, Animal Husbandries, Antibiotic Resistance, Human Health

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-07
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 46-50
Manuscript Number : IJSRST16219
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Bahjat Ghorbani, Mahin Ghorbani, Mozhgan Abedi, Mitra Tayebi, " Effect of Antibiotics Overuse in Animal Food and its Link with Public Health Risk", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.46-50, January-February-2016.
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