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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Degradation and bioavailability of sulfamethazine in pond water microcosms

Authors
item Moorman, Thomas
item Henderson, Keri - IA STATE UNIVERSITY
item Coats, Joel - IA STATE UNIVERSITY

Submitted to: American Chemical Society Abstracts
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: March 29, 2007
Publication Date: March 29, 2007
Citation: Moorman, T.B., Henderson, K., Coats, J. 2007. Degradation and bioavailability of sulfamethazine in pond water microcosms [abstract]. American Chemical Society Abstracts. p. 86.

Technical Abstract: The antibiotic sulfamethazine can be transported from manured fields to farm ponds. We investigated the degradation and fate of sulfamethazine in small pond water microcosms. 14C-phenyl-sulfamethazine was added to the pond water column in a swine manure slurry or in water. Residual concentrations in water and sediment were measured over a 63-day period. Sulfamethazine uptake by Lumbriculus variegatus was measured in the initial 14 days as an indicator of bioavailability.

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