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on February 13, 2013

Veterinarians seek dialogue in debate over antimicrobial resistance

Poultry and livestock veterinarians at the antibiotics symposium sponsored by the National Institute of Animal Agriculture advocated a one health approach to dealing with antimicrobial resistance.

The future of antibiotic use in poultry and livestock production is being shaped by FDA regulations being formulated under great public pressure to solve the problem of antimicrobial resistance in humans but with many scientific questions unanswered. Those questions include: What is antimicrobial resistance? How does it develop? From where…

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