Module 23: Antibiotic Use in Animals
Terms and concepts for veterinarians to make decisions for the selection and judicious use of antibiotics in animals. Benefits and limitations of antibiotic susceptibility testing options and how to interpret a drug label. Agencies involved in antibiotic regulation and resistance and residue monitoring and a review of the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act and extra-label use of drugs. Numerous resources to assist in making informed decisions on antibiotic use in animals are also included.