Uses of Antimicrobials in Food Animals in Canada: Impact on Resistance and Human Health
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"Uses of Antimicrobials in Food Animals in Canada: Impact on Resistance and Human Health"


Written by: Advisory Committee on Animal Uses of Antimicrobials and Impact on Resistance and Human Health


Coverage: Investigation


Summary: A report by the Canadian Advisory Committee on Animal Uses of Antimicrobials and Impact on Resistance and Human Health into the link between antimicrobial use in animals and antimicrobial resistance in human infections.


Published by: Health Canada


Level of Evidence: Systematic Review


Date of Publication: 06/09/2002
Date of Posting: 24/01/2003
Date of next Review: 06/04/2006


Available at: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/pubs/vet/amr-ram_final_report-rapport_06-27_cp-pc_e.html


Source: Health Canada Veterinary Drugs Directorate


Format: HTML, PDF


Publication Type: Governmental


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



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