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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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Royal Veterinary College and Bella Moss Foundation collaboration survey ‘antimicrobial use and implementation of guidelines in UK small animal practice’ conducted at BSAVA and online  2014

Results looking at AU, observing guidelines in small animal veterinary surgeons in the UK.

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

Bella Moss Foundation leaflet on antimicrobial resistance
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New drugs alone BMF press release July 2014
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Veterinary Record October 2014 FECAVA symposium on AMR (Dublin) Antimicrobial resistance: getting the message across
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All about infections

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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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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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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

How we have Helped

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

Loki got a resistant pseudomonas infection during surgery, which was worse than MRSP. He had a fever and was crying in pain. Bumps on his incision reappeared after the second [&hellip

Loki

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