client

Swiss Food and Veterinary Office

Services

Risk assessment

year

2014

WebsIte
Consulting

Linkage between antimicrobial usage and development of resistance

The use of antimicrobials in livestock is linked to the development of resistance and consequential public health consequences. SAFOSO and the Veterinary Public Health Institute have been contracted by the Swiss Food and Veterinary Office to conduct research to assess the nature of this linkage.

The use of antimicrobials in livestock is linked to the development of resistance and consequential public health consequences. SAFOSO and the Veterinary Public Health Institute have been contracted by the Swiss Food and Veterinary Office to conduct research to assess the nature of this linkage.

Results are expected to inform a ranking of antimicrobials in terms of public health consequences and related risk management measures.

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