Reduction in Colistin-resistant bacteria after China ban

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Reduction in Colistin-resistant bacteria after China ban

Post by jimbob » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:58 pm

More evidence (if it was needed) that antibiotics should be very tightly controlled (if not banned) in livestock farming. And certainly prophylactic use.

https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspec ... in-animals
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Re: Reduction in Colistin-resistant bacteria after China ban

Post by FlammableFlower » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:35 am

That is interesting. I wonder what the prophylactic use in the US is like?

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Re: Reduction in Colistin-resistant bacteria after China ban

Post by tom p » Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:44 pm

FlammableFlower wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:35 am
That is interesting. I wonder what the prophylactic use in the US is like?
Of antibiotics generally or this one in particular?
Generally, it's rampant and endemic.

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