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FAO study finds multiple AMR challenges in Indian poultry

An FAO study on antimicrobial resistance in Indian fisheries and livestock shows significant resistance of poultry to commonly used antibiotics. E coli isolates showed...

New strategies necessary to fight AMR as bacteria develop resistance

Bacteria may remain resistant to antibiotics even after reducing antibiotic use. A study by Oxford University said naturally developed antibiotic resistance genes in bacteria...

Vietnam pushes regulations on antimicrobial resistance

Vietnam targets to control antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the use of antibiotics by 2045. The national plan (divided into two phases, 2023-2030 and 2030-2045)...

Using big data to improve AMR surveillance

Big data and machine learning in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance in poultry production could help inform interventions and offer protection against germs that are...

Antibiotic management sustaining poultry farming

LUIZ W O SOUZA and GUNDUZ ILSEVER* write that after the discovery of penicillin, researchers questioned why some bacteria do not and others simply...

Technical services personnel as change agents in AMR challenge

The Indonesian Poultry Veterinary Association ran a workshop on responsible use of antibiotics for technical services (TS) personnel. Association Chairman, Dalmi Triyono said this...

AMR and high costs plague livestock industry

High raw material costs and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are two important challenges the animal protein industry faces, says Juan Ignacio Fernandez, Managing Director at...

Can veterinary oversight mitigate AMR?

The Veterinary Drug Use Monitoring System (Vet-DRUMS), which will automate the prescription system, can help provide data showing whether antibiotics are being used responsibly...

AB Vista forges ahead with emphasis on gut health solutions

On the sidelines of VIV Asia 2023, AB Vista, Managing Director, Juan Ignacio Fernandez talks to Asian Agribiz on the future growth strategies of...

Indonesia, FAO launch roadmap to reduce AMR in livestock

Indonesia will reduce the preventive use of antimicrobials in livestock by up to 40% by 2029. The Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO recently...

Five concrete steps to control AMR

Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture, together with WOAH, FAO, and local poultry and pharmaceutical industries, declared five steps to prevent antimicrobial resistance (AMR). First, use...

Medion stages discussion on AMR

Indonesia’s animal health company Medion recently staged a discussion about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by inviting Jaap Wagenaar, Professor of Clinical Infectiology of the Faculty...

Pakistan sets up lab for AMR surveillance

The Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, has set up a Disease Investigation Laboratory to investigate antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in livestock....

Antimicrobial use in animals trends downwards – WOAH

The use of antimicrobials in animal production worldwide fell by 27% between 2016 and 2018, a new report from the World Organization for Animal...

Bangladesh needs campaign to tackle antibiotic overuse

Antibiotic overuse in poultry farming in Bangladesh is breeding the rise of ‘superbugs’ that cannot be managed with traditional treatments, according to multiple studies. A...

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