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Antimicrobial Resistance: An Evaluation of Risk Factors to Identify Control Strategies

Institutions
University of Bristol
Start date
2004
End date
2006
Objective
The study outlined in this proposal aims to evaluate the effect of repeated antimicrobial treatment and the use of growth-promoting minerals on the acquisition, dissemination and persistence of resistance by the enteric bacterial flora of the pig. In so doing, the study will endeavour to identify strategies to minimise the threat to public health posed by the use of antimicrobial agents in livestock production
Funding Source
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Project number
OD2015
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Antimicrobial Resistance
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game