Cross-sectional survey on prescribing patterns for food animal medications in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Sarker2016CrosssectionalSO,
  title={Cross-sectional survey on prescribing patterns for food animal medications in Bangladesh},
  author={Samun Sarker and Ahaduzzaman and Saurav Kumar Ghosh and Abu Sayeed and Akramul Bary},
  year={2016}
}
Since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, antimicrobials have made a phenomenal contribution to the health and wellbeing of livestock throughout the world.1 Medicines have been widely used to prevent and treat animal diseases and to promote growth in livestock. Approximately 6000 tons of veterinary antibiotics are used annually in China.2 However, the type and dose of medications used must be carefully considered. Unnecessary use of veterinary pharmaceuticals may result in the… CONTINUE READING

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