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Use of antimicrobials licensed for systemic administration in UK equine practice

S.E. Allen,K.L.P. Verheyen, D.G. O’Neill and D.C. Brodbelt | Equine Veterinary Journal | October 2022
The aims of this retrospective study were to assess the current antimicrobial usage (AMU) and explore risk factors associated with systemic and Category B (third and fourth generation cephalosporins, quinolones and polymixins) AMU in UK equine practice…

Antimicrobial prescribing and antimicrobial resistance surveillance in equine practice

|Equine Veterinary Journal | 2022 | This paper reports on the findings of a survey asking questions about the current antimicrobial prescribing practices and behaviours of veterinary surgeons in equine practice..

Antimicrobial prescribing and antimicrobial resistance surveillance in equine practice

A. Wilson, T. Mair, N. Williams, C. McGowan and G. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | May 2022
The aim of this online questionnaire-based survey study was to characterise the current antimicrobial prescribing practices and behaviours of veterinary surgeons in equine practice, to evaluate the frequency of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) infections encountered and describe surveillance, audit processes and infection control activities in equine hospitals…

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Antimicrobial resistance in clinical bacterial isolates from horses in the UK.

C.M. Isgren, N.J. Williams, O.D. Fletcher, D. Timofte, R.J. Newton, T.W. Maddox, P.D. Clegg and G.L. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2022
The aim of this prospective observational study was to describe the prevalence of bacteria most commonly isolated from clinical specimens and patterns of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among bacterial isolates from equine samples sent to six UK diagnostic laboratories over a 12-month period…

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Effect of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on the prescribing behaviours of companion animal veterinarians: A pre–post study

B. Walker, F. Sánchez-Vizcaíno and E.N. Barker | Vet Record | February 2022
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) intervention on the antimicrobial prescribing behaviours of first opinion vets at one multi-branch small animal practice in the UK…

Farm animal: Sheep