AHI clarifies ag antibiotic assumptions

AHI clarifies ag antibiotic assumptions

IN a new technical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says unnecessary use of antibiotics in food-producing animals is endangering the medical profession's ability to treat life-threatening infections in young patients.

The report in Pediatrics, "Nontherapeutic Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Animal Agriculture: Implications for Pediatrics," calls antimicrobial drug resistance a growing public health crisis and points to a commo

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