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May 20, 2015

BMF calls for new approach to spreading AMR awareness

Antimicrobial resistance and “the rise of the superbugs” is the topic of the moment here in the UK! Last week the newly appointed Commercial Secretary Jim O’Neill called on drugs [&hellip

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May 11, 2015

FREE online lecture about “Pets and Antibiotics” – 8pm on Monday May 18

Everything a pet owner should know about pets and antibiotics – and how YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance We have teamed up with the pet care [&hellip

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May 9, 2015

Eileen Green reports on BMF self audit tool for practices

Veterinary nurses can play a vital role in achieving and maintaining high standards of infection control, say leading veterinary professionals. RVNs are now being urged to use a free self-audit practice [&hellip

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    Spotting Infections

    Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&hellip

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    MRSA in Pigs

    In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&hellip

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    Skin Infections & Pyoderma

    1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&hellip

    How we have Helped

    Zack Weeks-Brown is yet another Samoyed who contracted nosocomial MRSA, at a university vet hospital in February 2006. Fortunately, his surgical site was not involved, and he suffered “only” a [&hellip

    Jill Beth Brown – Zack

    Our dog Jessie contracted MRSA on April 15th after going in for a routine spaying operation. The vet said everything had gone well and she should be back to her [&hellip

    Katrina Beckett (Norfolk)

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