274 Research paper – Rousset – 2019 – RefA2vi Towards the formalization of a French professional reference network on the use of antibiotics at poultry farm level

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274 Research paper – Rousset – 2019 – RefA2vi Towards the formalization of a French professional reference network on the use of antibiotics at poultry farm level

In Significant Impact Groups:
AMU reduction strategies \ Monitoring and surveillance Antibiotic use
Species targeted: Poultry;
Age: Not stated;
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Country: FR
Currently poultry production organizations are committed to defining an indicator monitoring the reasoned use of antibiotics. That is why, the French Poultry Institute (ITAVI), with the French poultry’s inter-professional organizations and Anses formalize a professional network to collect computerized data on use of antibiotics at farm level (RefA²vi project). In 2014 and 2015, two surveys allowed collecting data from poultry farms in all species and production types. The partners were invited to create a scheme of network organization, which have been tested during a pilot phase.