Digester Slurry Management: The “One Health” Perspective

  • David Rodriguez-LazaroEmail author
  • Aline Frumi Camargo
  • Thamarys Scapini
  • Charline Bonatto
  • Fernando Rosado Spilki
  • Maria Célia da Silva Lanna
  • Marta Hernández
  • Gislaine Fongaro
Part of the Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies book series (BBT, volume 9)


The increasing demand for food, energy and natural resources has stimulated the use of anaerobic biodigestion, aiming at the treatment of biomass derived from anthropic activities with potential for biogas production. Digestate is rich in nutrients for soil fertilization purposes, with a potential direct impact on the safety of human, animal and environmental health, within the “One Health” scope. “One Health” deals with the set of strategies applied to human and animal medicine, combined with the conservation of the environment. This chapter will address the management and recycling of digestate in agriculture, considering chemical and microbiological contaminants (pathogens) from an One Health approach.


Bioenergy Safety Pathogens Chemical contaminants Risk Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Rodriguez-Lazaro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aline Frumi Camargo
    • 2
  • Thamarys Scapini
    • 2
  • Charline Bonatto
    • 3
  • Fernando Rosado Spilki
    • 4
  • Maria Célia da Silva Lanna
    • 5
  • Marta Hernández
    • 6
  • Gislaine Fongaro
    • 2
    • 7
    • 8
  1. 1.Microbiology Section, Department of Biotechnology and Food ScienceUniversidad de BurgosBurgosSpain
  2. 2.Laboratory of Microbiology and Bioprocess, Department of Environmental Science and TechnologyFederal University of Fronteira SulErechimBrazil
  3. 3.Postgraduate Program in Chemical EngineeringFederal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  4. 4.Institute of Health Sciences, Feevale UniversityNovo HamburgoBrazil
  5. 5.Laboratory of Microbiology and Technologic Bioprospection (LMBT)Federal University of Ouro PretoMinas GeraisBrazil
  6. 6.Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y LeónValladolidSpain
  7. 7.Laboratory of Applied Virology, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (MIP)Federal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  8. 8.Environmental EngineeringUniversidade do ContestadoConcórdiaBrazil

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