Health & Welfare: Antimicrobial resistance

To coincide with the European Antimicrobial Awareness Day (EAAD) the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) has recently released a special online collection of articles on antimicrobials.

Antimicrobial resistance is an emerging clinical problem, recognised internationally as one of the largest threats to human and animal health. All major health and veterinary organisations are working to try and limit the development of resistance so that effective antimicrobials can be retained for use in clinical practice. Read more about it in our January edition.