Use of (fluoro)quinolones in food-producing animals in the European Union: development of resistance and impact on human and animal health

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Reference numberEMEA/CVMP/SAGAM/184651/2005
Published15/02/2007
KeywordsFluoroquinolones, quinolones, food-producing animals, antimicrobial resistance
DescriptionThis document concerns the use of (fluoro)quinolones in food-producing animals other than in aquaculture and honey production in the EU. It addresses the effect of their use on development of resistance to this category of antimicrobial agents in bacterial species that are of importance for human and animal health, and the potential impact on human and animal health.


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