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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2019

Authors: Firth, CL; Käsbohrer, A; Egger-Danner, C; Fuchs, K; Pinior, B; Roch, FF; Obritzhauser, W

Title: Comparison of Defined Course Doses (DCD

Source: Animals (Basel). 2019; 9(10):707



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Conrady Beate
Firth Clair
Käsbohrer Annemarie
Roch Franz-Ferdinand

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Food Safety, Food Technology and Veterinary Public Health, Unit of Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology


Project(s): Advancement of Dairying in Austria


Abstract:
Antimicrobial use in livestock production is a controversial subject. While antimicrobials should be used as little as possible, it is still necessary, from both an animal health and welfare point of view, to treat infected animals. The study presented here aimed to analyse antimicrobial use on Austrian dairy farms by calculating the number of Defined Course Doses (DCD


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