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Open Access Detection. Occurrence and Fate of Emerging Contaminants in Agricultural Environments

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A total of 52 papers published in 2013 were reviewed ranging from detailed descriptions of analytical methods, to fate and occurrence studies, to ecological effects and sampling teclmiques for a wide variety of emerging contaminants likely to occur in agricultural environments. New method and studies on veterinary phannaceuticals, steroids, antibiotic resistance gene in agricultural environmnents continue to expand our these compounds. This review is divided into the following knowledge base on the occurrence and potential impact of sections: Introduction, Analytical Methods for Emerging Contaminant, Use of Passive amplers, Occurrence and Fate of Steroid Honnones, Antimicrobials and Antibiotic Resistance Genes, Occurrence and Fate of Pharrnaceuticals.

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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Nebraska Water Center, part of the Robert B. Dougherty Water for Food Institute, 202 Water Sciences Laboratory, Universlty of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0844, USA

Publication date: 01 October 2014

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