Department: Pathobiology and Population Sciences

Campus: Hawkshead

  • Antimicrobial usage in farm animal veterinary practice in the UK: A mixed-methods approach

    People: Doaa Elkholly, David Brodbelt, Dan O'Neill, Richard Booth

    Vet Compass Project Type: Farm Animal

    The aims of this study are to estimate current antimicrobial usage in Farm Veterinary Practice and investigate the intrinsic factors and extrinsic factors associated with farm veterinarian decision-making when prescribing antimicrobials as well as exploring the drivers behind farmers' decision when using antimicrobials.

  • Vet Compass Project

    VetCompass is a welfare-focussed epidemiological research project that shares anonymised clinical data from veterinary practices to investigate the frequency and nature of companion animal health problems.

    Modern veterinary medicine has access to increasingly effective tools for diagnosis and treatment; yet many animals still continue to suffer from disorders that might be reduced or avoided if risks were better understood and measured. 

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