Risk-based surveillance of antimicrobial residues in pigs--identification of potential risk indicators.

Abstract

Around 20,000 samples are analysed each year for the presence of antibacterial residues in Danish finisher pigs, and between zero and five samples are detected positive above the maximum residue level (MRL). The intention was to develop a risk-based surveillance programme involving fewer samples while ensuring equal sensitivity. Therefore, risk indicators… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.01.022

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