Antimicrobial use in aquaculture: some complementing facts

P.J.G. Hendriksson, M. Troell, A. Rico Artero

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In their article “Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals” (1), Van Boeckel et al. provide important insights into antimicrobial use in terrestrial animal production. Although aquaculture was deliberately excluded from their study, some extreme facts on antimicrobial use in aquaculture were mentioned. Here we briefly complement their study with more up-to-date information about the present use and trends of antimicrobials in global aquaculture.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberE3317
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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