ENOVAT surveys are open to get your feedback in veterinary medicine practices to avoid AMR

Treatment Guidelines, Diagnostic Procedures and Strain Databases surveys are ready for you and open until July 16th 2021.   The Diagnostic procedures survey, which needs to reach as many Veterinary Diagnostic laboratories in Europe as possible. This survey aims to review the methods and interpretive criteria used by veterinary diagnostic laboratories across Europefor bacterial pathogen identification, antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST), …

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ENOVAT just published a paper that reviews and evaluates the existing guidelines for rational Antimicrobial Use in Small-Animal Veterinary Practice in Europe

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  • April 13, 2021

Work led by Dr. Fergus Allerton in the frame of the ENOVAT guidelines initiative mapped and qualitatively assessed the Antimicrobial stewardship guidelines (ASGs) for antimicrobial use in cats and dogs in Europe. Country representatives of the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment (ENOVAT) were asked to identify ASGs published in their countries. All collated ASGs updated since January …

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Overview and Evaluation of Existing Guidelines for Rational Antimicrobial Use in Small-Animal Veterinary Practice in Europe

Allerton, F.; Prior, C.; Bagcigil, A.F.; Broens, E.; Callens, B.; Damborg, P.; Dewulf, J.; Filippitzi, M.-E.; Carmo, L.P.; Gómez-Raja, J.; Harpaz, E.; Mateus, A.; Nolff, M.; Phythian, C.J.; Timofte, D.; Zendri, F.; Jessen, L.R. Overview and Evaluation of Existing Guidelines for Rational Antimicrobial Use in Small-Animal Veterinary Practice in Europe. Antibiotics 2021, 10, 409. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10040409

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Meet our leaders #9

Prof. Jeroen DEWULF WG4 vice leader Full professor at Ghent University Jeroen Dewulf is full professor in Veterinary Epidemiology at Ghent University Belgium. He has been conduction research for more than 20 years on antimicrobial use and resistance in animals as well as the prevention of epidemic and endemic diseases with a focus on the application of biosecurity measures. He …

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Working group 3 developed a survey for identifying currently missing veterinary species-specific clinical breakpoints

Did you know that the antibiogram report on many of the commonly used veterinary drugs are based on pharmacokinetics in people? Or species different from the ones you treat? This lack of species-specific data can negatively impact the reliability of veterinary susceptibility testing and lead to sub-optimal treatment decisions. We would like to invite you to tackle this problem with …

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An ENOVAT member just launched a free-access vehicle of education and raising awareness in animal health, animal welfare, and public health protection

The ENOVAT member and President of the European College of Veterinary Microbiology, Professor John Ikonomopoulos, would like to announce the family site www.drhippocrates.com/en, which is dedicated to the friends of veterinary science. The aim of the site is to become a free-access vehicle of education and raising awareness in animal health, animal welfare, and public health protection. Video presentations on …

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