2014 AAFP/AAHA Basic Guidelines for Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials

Introduction

The Basic Guidelines to Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials in companion animals are designed to provide information to aid practicing veterinarians in choosing appropriate antimicrobial therapy to best serve their patients and to help minimize the development of antimicrobial resistance. Presented below are the Principles of Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials adopted as a framework document for the recommended guidelines developed for companion animals.

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American Association of Feline Practitioners & American Animal Hospital Association