are one of the categories of antibiotics most frequently used in treating
several cattle diseases at the Central Cattle Breeding and Dairy Farm (CCBDF),
Savar,Dhaka,Bangladesh. Untreated veterinary
clinical healthcare waste (VCHW) of diseased cattle at CCBDF which directly
disposed to surrounding may contribute to the antibiotic resistant bacteria
pollution (ARB) pollution. The investigation analyses the role of VCHW of CCBDF
in spreading ARB. Here we studied：1) veterinary clinical data
and antibiotics treatment history; 2) total and resistant bacteria counts in
fecal samples of healthy and diseased cattles as well as VCHW of CCBDF; and 3)
finally, data analysis to estimate the burden of VCHW of CCBDF in the pollution
of environment with aminoglycoside antibiotics resistant bacteria. The results
conclusively demonstrate the spread of 3 different aminoglycoside antibiotics,
namely genta- mycin, kanamycin and streptomycin resistant bacte- ria in the
surrounding environment alarmingly with high significant value (p < 0.01 - 0.05).
This study re- veals the risks to the cattle as well as public health posed by
the random VCHW disposal at the CCBDF, Bangladesh.
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