About 80 percent of all antibiotics used in the U.S. are used in the animal health and agriculture sectors. This portion contributes significantly to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as antibiotic dosing regimens tend to be less controlled in agriculture compared to human medicine. AMR is one of our world’s most pressing healthcare challenges and the misuse of antibiotics causes AMR to occur more rapidly.
Our “One Word” For 2020: Stewardship
Here at bioMérieux Connection, and throughout bioMérieux, Inc., we’ve been thinking a lot about our mission and what we hope to accomplish in 2020 and beyond.
Food Production Is One of the Largest Causes of Antimicrobial Resistance
Using antimicrobials in food production has been linked to drug-resistant infections in both animals and humans.
The Value of Diagnostics in Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance – A Public Health Problem
At this year’s World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress, Dr. Tristan Timbrook delivered a...