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Quantitative analysis of antibiotic usage in British sheep flocks

Davies, Peers; Remnant, John G.; Green, Martin J.; Gascoigne, Emily; Gibbon, Nick; Hyde, Robert; Porteous, Jack R.; Schubert, Kiera; Lovatt, Fiona; Corbishley, Alexander

Authors

Peers Davies

John G. Remnant

Martin J. Green martin.green@nottingham.ac.uk

Emily Gascoigne

Nick Gibbon

Robert Hyde

Jack R. Porteous

Kiera Schubert

Fiona Lovatt

Alexander Corbishley



Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the variation in antibiotic usage between 207 commercial sheep flocks using their veterinary practice prescribing records. Mean and median prescribed mass per population corrected unit (mg/PCU) was 11.38 and 5.95, respectively and closely correlated with animal defined daily dose (ADDD) 1.47 (mean), 0.74 (median) (R2=0.84, P

Journal Article Type Article
Journal Veterinary Record
Print ISSN 0042-4900
Electronic ISSN 2042-7670
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Davies, P., Remnant, J. G., Green, M. J., Gascoigne, E., Gibbon, N., Hyde, R., …Corbishley, A. (in press). Quantitative analysis of antibiotic usage in British sheep flocks. Veterinary Record, doi:10.1136/vr.104501
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.104501
Publisher URL https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.104501
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information © British Veterinary Association (unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2017

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