Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic relationships of antimicrobial drugs used in veterinary medicine.

  title={Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic relationships of antimicrobial drugs used in veterinary medicine.},
  author={Q Mckellar and Sergio F. S{\'a}nchez Bruni and Douglas G Jones},
  journal={Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics},
  volume={27 6},
The rise in incidence of antimicrobial resistance, consumer demands and improved understanding of antimicrobial action has encouraged international agencies to review the use of antimicrobial drugs. More detailed understanding of relationships between the pharmacokinetics (PK) of antimicrobial drugs in target animal species and their action on target pathogens [pharmacodynamics (PD)] has led to greater sophistication in design of dosage schedules which improve the activity and reduce the… CONTINUE READING


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