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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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    MRSA In Horses

    Staphylococcus aureus can also be found in the nose, intestinal tract or skin of a small percentage of normal, healthy horses, although the frequency with which it is found varies [&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

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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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    My daughter Kass, (15yrs) had what looked like a spider bite on her arm. Over a few days time it looked very infected and swollen so I took her to [&hellip

    Cathy Conner – Chloe

    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

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