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New Diagram to Address Antibiotics Confusion

  • 10 Sep 13:39

A team of livestock sustainability experts has devised a new diagram to explain how flagship health organisations classify “critically important” antimicrobials (CIAs). The new Venn diagram has been released by food sustainability and animal health organisation Benchmark to clear up confusion over the classifications of the World Health Organisation (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US. The different groups define some drugs differently, although, according to Øistein Thorsen, a principal consultant at FAI Farms, a research and advice division of Benchmark, there is common. Read more...