Research led by AVC faculty featured in Dairy Research Blog

| Atlantic Veterinary College
Dairy cattle graze in a field.
Dairy cattle graze in a field.

A pan-Canadian research team, led by Drs. Javier Sanchez and Luke Heider, AVC’s Department of Health Management, is developing a surveillance program to measure antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on Canadian dairy farms, and the effectiveness of antimicrobial stewardship protocols and programs. The team has developed a platform called the Canadian Dairy Network of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance (CaDNetASR) to collect data and monitor AMU and AMR. This new platform is a first for the dairy sector. This important research is featured in an article in a recently published issue of the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s Dairy Research Blog. 

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