Use of pleuromutilins in food-producing animals in the European Union: development of resistance and impact on human and animal health

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Reference number EMA/CVMP/AWP/119489/2012
Published 20/02/2014
Keywords Pleuromutilins, resistance in bacteria, tiamulin, antimicrobial resistance
Description This document gives recommendation on the use of pleuromutulins in food producing and companion animals in the EU. It discusses their effect on the development of resistance to this class of antimicrobial agents in bacterial species that are of importance for human and animal health, and the potential impact on animal and human health.

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Revision 1

Current version

PDF iconReflection paper


PDF iconOverview of comments

Published: 20/02/2014


Published: 20/02/2014

First version

PDF iconReflection paper


PDF iconDraft guideline


Concept paper

Published: 18/11/2013


Published: 17/12/2012


Published: 25/10/2011

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