Antibiotic Resistance


Global Salmonella Resistome Data-2017-11-20

See here an interactive tool to track antibiotic resistance genes called the Resistome Tracker. The tool is available to the public and provides visualizations by antibiotic drug class, compares resistance genes across different sources, and maps resistance genes to geographic region. https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/AntimicrobialResistance/NationalAntimicrobialResistanceMonitoringSystem/ucm570694.htm


FIDSA Site for AMR Awareness Tools-2017-11-03

See here the link to the Federation for Infectious Diseases Societies Southern Africa Site: http://www.fidssa.co.za/SAASP/PublicAwarenessTools   Tools include the following posters: Misuse of antibiotics 2 Responsible use

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U.S. FDA’s New Video on Anti-Parasitic Resistance-2017-10-06

Please see here the video released from the FDA’s center for Veterinary Medicine: https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/ucm578348.htm Small ruminant management, due to the development of FAMACHA scoring, has a huge advantage over cattle in saving costs, de-wormer lifetimes, and in genetic selection. See here video on the Duddingtonia: http://www.duddingtonia.com/