Use of antimicrobials outside human medicine and resultant antimicrobial resistance in humans
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"Use of antimicrobials outside human medicine and resultant antimicrobial resistance in humans"


Written by: WHO


Coverage: Public Information


Summary: A factsheet about the use of antimicrobials in farming and industry.


Published by: WHO


Level of Evidence: Expert Opinion


Date of Publication: 01/01/2002
Date of Posting: 09/03/2004
Date of next Review: 08/07/2006


Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs268/en/


Source: WHO


Format: HTML


Publication Type: Factsheet


Related Questions on this site:
Why are antimicrobials used in crop production? Is this a risk to human health?
Why are antimicrobials used in farm animals? Is this a risk to human health?


MeSH keywords: Veterinary Drugs; Farm Animals; Antibiotics; Drug Resistance, Microbial; Drug Resistance, Bacterial



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