TITLE

Antibiotic use in animal health - 'as little as possible, but as much as necessary'

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/11/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 15, p444
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the support by the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) to a call by Chief Medical Officer Liam Donaldson, banning the use of quinolones and cephalosporins in animals. According to RUMA, British veterinarians need the full range of antibiotics to help protect the health and welfare of farm animals, and to help ensure the safety of food derived from those animals.
ACCESSION #
39367626

 

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