Antibiotic Use in Animal Production

General Information

  • Antimicrobial Resistance¬†(World Health Organization) HTML
  • Antimicrobials Commonly Used in Avian Medicine - Part 1. Overview (Old World Aviaries) HTML
  • Role of Antibiotics in Agriculture-2002 (American Society of Microbiology) PDF / HTML
  • Safe Use of Animal Medicines (University of Nebraska) PDF

Antibiotic Resistance

  • Antibiotic Resistance (World Health Organization) HTML
  • Antibiotic Resistance and Prudent Use of Antibiotics in Veterinary Medicine-1999 (Federation of Veterinarians of Europe) PDF
  • Estrategia Mundial de la Oms Para Contener la Resistencia a los Antimicrobianos (Organizacion Mundial de la Salud) PDF
  • FDA's Strategy on Antimicrobial Resistance - Questions and Answers (US FDA) HTML
  • FDA Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance: Key Recommendations and Report-Dec 2000 (US FDA) PDF
  • Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance (Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance) PDF
  • Relationship Between Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance in Europe (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) HTML
  • Science of Resistance: Antibiotics in Agriculture (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics) HTML
  • WHO Global Principles for the Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance in Animals Intended for Food-June 2000 (World Health Organization) PDF / HTML
  • WHO Global Strategy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance-Feb 2001 (World Health Organization) PDF / HTML

Antibiotic Use & Guidelines

  • Antibiotic Use in Animals: Science vs Politics (The Poultry Informed Professional, University of Georgia) PDF
  • Antimicrobials Guidelines-Aug 1998 (British Veterinary Poultry Association) HTML
  • Guidelines for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics in Food Animals (University of Nebraska) PDF
  • Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials (AVMA) HTML
  • Judicious Use of Antimicrobials for Poultry Veterinarians (FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine) PDF
  • Monitoring Antimicrobial Usage in Food Animals for the Protection of Human Health-Sep 2001 (World Health Organization) PDF
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics: A Poultry Specialist's View-1999 (BVPA) HTML
  • Raising Awareness for Prudent Use of Antibiotics in Animals (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics) PDF
  • Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture: Responsible Use of Antimicrobials in Poultry Production (Poultry Health Services) HTML
  • Use of Quinolones in Food Animals and Potential Impact on Human Health-June 1998 (World Health Organization) HTML

Alternatives to Antibiotics

  • Alternatives to Antibiotics: A Symposium on the Challenges and Solutions for Animal Production (Animal Health Research Reviews) PDF
  • Alternatives to Antibiotics for Organic Poultry Production (2005 J Appl Poult Res 14:750-756) PDF
  • Alternatives to Antibiotic Use for Growth Promotion in Animal Husbandry (UW-Madison) PDF
  • Antimicrobial Growth Promoters Used in Animal Feed: Effects of Less Well Known Antibiotics on Gram-Positive Bacteria (Clin Microbiol Rev 2003 April; 16(2): 175-188) HTML
  • Possible Alternatives to the Use of Antibiotics as Growth Promoters - New Additives (CIHEAM) HTML