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A National Agricultural Program for Minor Use Animal Drugs


<ol> <LI> Identify the animal drug needs for minor species and minor uses in major species. <LI>Generate and disseminate data for the safe, effective, and legal use of drugs used primarily in therapy or reproductive management of minor animal species. <LI>Facilitate FDA/CVM approvals of drugs for minor species and minor uses.

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Non-Technical Summary: There is a lack of approved drugs for diseases of minor species and the principle minor diseases of major species. To deterimine and prioritize animal drug needs for diseases in minor species and minor uses in major species. <P> Approach: A system has been developed to review, evaluate, and recommend the feasibility of each animal drug clearance project submitted and to implement the collection of research data needed to establish a labelled registration for the use in question. When a project is accepted, field and laboratory data will be obtained and submitted to the Minor Use Animal Drug program office for submission of a petition to FDA/CVM for registration.

Tell, Lisa
University of California - Davis
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