Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals

@article{Boeckel2015GlobalTI,
  title={Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals},
  author={T. V. Van Boeckel and Charles H. Brower and M. Gilbert and B. Grenfell and S. Levin and T. Robinson and A. Teillant and R. Laxminarayan},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={112},
  pages={5649 - 5654}
}
  • T. V. Van Boeckel, Charles H. Brower, +5 authors R. Laxminarayan
  • Published 2015
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Significance Antimicrobials are used in livestock production to maintain health and productivity. These practices contribute to the spread of drug-resistant pathogens in both livestock and humans, posing a significant public health threat. We present the first global map (228 countries) of antibiotic consumption in livestock and conservatively estimate the total consumption in 2010 at 63,151 tons. We project that antimicrobial consumption will rise by 67% by 2030, and nearly double in Brazil… CONTINUE READING
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