Antimicrobial Resistance

Addressing Antimicrobial Usage in Livestock Production Industry (Factsheet)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural phenomenon in which microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites adapt to antimicrobial agents and cause medications to be ineffective for its curing purpose. AMR is often the consequence of any use of antimicrobial drugs, exacerbated by inappropriate use.

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