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November 14, 2016

Watch our “Beat The Bugs” video the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to children and families

To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week today, we’ve created a fantastic brand new animated video to explain the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to children and families. [&hellip

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November 14, 2016

BSAVA working with new ‘beat the bugs’ alliance

BSAVA has joined pan-professional colleagues to establish an antimicrobial resistance alliance aimed at preventing the spread of resistant infections. Leading infection control representatives from human and animal healthcare, including charity [&hellip

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    Viruses vs Bacteria

    The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&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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    How Bacteria are Spread

    Humans and animals all carry their own specialised colonies of bacteria. These are generally harmless in the normal course of events and serve to prevent the growth of alien bacteria [&hellip

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    Last month my thirteen-year-old miniature dachsund, Jenna, developed a swollen eye. I assumed that she had been bit by a spider or an ant, but after the swelling returned following [&hellip

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    Jill Moss has helped all of us pet lovers in so many ways, regarding MRSA. I never even knew about how horrible this can be for our furry children, until [&hellip

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