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Survey on prudent use of antimicrobials in practice

This survey has been developed by the Bella Moss Foundation and in conjunction with the Royal Veterinary College in response to the need for further information on how antimicrobial drugs are being used in small animal practice and on awareness of guidelines for prudent antimicrobial use and clinical hygiene. The findings will be used to aid in the development of improved methods promoting the implementation and effectiveness of such guidelines.

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Bella Moss Foundation aims to have the analysis completed by June 2014 with the aim of producing the findings as a poster for our One health Conference 13th October 2014 at the Royal Society of medicine, London. www.onehealthbmf.com

 

Authors:
Dr Ana L P Mateus, Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health,  Royal Veterinary College.
David H Lloyd Professor of Veterinary Dermatology, Royal Veterinary College (University of London), Hawkshead Campus, Hatfield, UK.

All about infections

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MRSA in Farm Animals

In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

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Symptoms

If you notice these symptoms report them to your vet immediately. You may be suspicious of a complex and/or resistant infection if you pet has: A wound that will not [&hellip

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Bugs Explained

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is only one of a number of bacteria that can be resistant to lots of different antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively common finding in long-standing [&hellip

How we have Helped

Thanks to Bella Moss Foundation I’m feeling much better, I had a serious infection in my ear and bladder but my friends at the Bella Moss Foundation got their vets [&hellip

Hendricks

I can not thank Jill and her team enough. My dog, Trout, was diagnosed with MRSA two months after he had TPL surgery when they were performing a second surgery [&hellip

Miranda Pasch – Trout

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