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Some growth promoters in animals do confer antimicrobial resistance in humans

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 17 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1076
  1. K B Pedersen, Director (
  1. Danish Veterinary Laboratory, Bülowsvej 27, DK-1790 Copenhagen, Denmark

    EDITOR—In his editorial on the veterinary perspective of antimicrobial resistance McKellar says that in the United Kingdom only antimicrobials that are not used in human medicine and those which do not select for cross resistance with antimicrobials used in humans are available for performance …

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