Occurrence, selection and spread of resistance to antimicrobial agents used for growth promotion for food animals in Denmark.

@article{Aarestrup2000OccurrenceSA,
  title={Occurrence, selection and spread of resistance to antimicrobial agents used for growth promotion for food animals in Denmark.},
  author={Frank M Aarestrup},
  journal={APMIS. Supplementum},
  year={2000},
  volume={101},
  pages={1-48}
}
UNLABELLED 14.1 INTRODUCTION This thesis is based on a number of monitoring and research programmes initiated at the Danish Veterinary Laboratory with the aim to determine the occurrence, selection and spread of resistance to antimicrobial agents used for growth promotion. The thesis gives a brief overview of the use, consumption, function and benefit of antimicrobial growth promoters and a more thorough description of the potential resistance problems arising by the use of these agents. 14.2… CONTINUE READING