Healthy Animals

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

AMR develops when bacteria, fungi or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections in animals and humans may persist. In addition, medical interventions including surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell therapy may become impossible.
AMR is considered the biggest global threat of Health and Food Safety.

AMR Insights

For professionals in animal husbandry who wish to prevent Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities.

AMR Insights is for:

  • Livestock breeders and animal caretakers
  • Veterinarians for production animals
  • Veterinarians for companion animals
  • Lab technicians in contract analysis laboratories
  • Veterinary regulatory authorities staff

Latest Topics

  •   24 May 2022

    Report: WHO Strategic Priorities on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Preserving antimicrobials for today and tomorrow

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  •   19 May 2022

    Factors associated with antimicrobial drug prescription among inpatient dogs and cats at an academic veterinary hospital

    Widespread antimicrobial use in dogs and cats drives antimicrobial resistance in both animals and humans.

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  •   19 May 2022

    The co-occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes between dogs and their owners in families

    The intimate relationship between humans and companion animals causes a unique and critical aspect of antimicrobial resistance in humans. However, a comprehensive analysis of antimicrobial resistance between companion animals and their owners is lacking. Here, we chose 13 owned dogs and 16 owners as well as 22 kennel dogs to analyze the effect of an […]

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