Report on consumption of veterinary antibiotics in Ireland during 2014

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Use of antimicrobial drugs in Ireland

In Ireland, the Health & Safety Executive is responsible for gathering information on the consumption of antimicrobial drugs for human use annually, in accordance with a programme known as European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC)

The HPRA is the competent authority for gathering similar data nationally in respect of veterinary antimicrobial drugs, in accordance with a sister programme knows as European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC)

Reports on veterinary consumption of antimicrobial drugs for recent years can be accessed by clicking on the following link:


https://www.hpra.ie/homepage/veterinary/special-topics/antibiotic-resistance 


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