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Effects of prophylactic and therapeutic antimicrobial uses in small-scale chicken flocks

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Antimicrobials are extensively used both prophylactically and therapeutically in poultry production. Despite this, there are little data on the effect of antimicrobial use (AMU) on disease incidence rate and per cent mortality. We investigated the relationships between AMU and disease and between AMU and mortality using data from a large (n = 322 flocks) cohort of small-scale chicken flocks in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, that were followed longitudinally from day old to slaughter (5,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/zph.12839

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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Zoonoses and Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
5
Pages:
483-492
Publication date:
2021-05-02
Acceptance date:
2021-04-12
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EISSN:
1863-2378
ISSN:
1863-1959
Pmid:
33934522
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1175912
Local pid:
pubs:1175912
Deposit date:
2021-05-11

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