ACVIM Consensus Statement on Therapeutic Antimicrobial Use in Animals and Antimicrobial Resistance

@inproceedings{Weese2015ACVIMC,
  title={
ACVIM Consensus Statement on Therapeutic Antimicrobial Use in Animals and Antimicrobial Resistance},
  author={J. Scott Weese and Steeve Gigu{\`e}re and Luca Guardabassi and P Morley and M. Papich and D. R. Ricciuto and J. E. Sykes},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2015}
}
The epidemic of antimicrobial resistant infections continues to challenge, compromising animal care, complicating food animal production and posing zoonotic disease risks. While the overall role of therapeutic antimicrobial use in animals in the development AMR in animal and human pathogens is poorly defined, veterinarians must consider the impacts of antimicrobial use in animal and take steps to optimize antimicrobial use, so as to maximize the health benefits to animals while minimizing the… CONTINUE READING