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18 July 2018

High antibiotic resistance in Cambodia’s pigs

Local pigs in Tay Nguyen, Vietnam

Picture by ILRI/Fred Unger) via flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Results from a research at SLU have shown that administration of antimicrobials to food-producing animals is regarded as a major contributor to the overall emergence of resistance in bacteria worldwide. However, few data are available on global antimicrobial use and resistance (AMR) in livestock, especially from low- and middle-income countries.

Read more about this research here….