National and international reports of AMU in animals

Below, links can be found to recent national and international reports on antimicrobial use (and resistance) in animals.

BELGIUM
Belgian Veterinary Surveillance of Antimicrobial National consumption: BelVet-SAC Report 2018

DENMARK
Danish Programme for surveillance of antimicrobial consumption and resistance in bacteria from food animals, food and humans: DANMAP report 2017.

FRANCE
Monitoring sales of veterinary antimicrobials in France: Report 2017 (in French)
French surveillance network for antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from diseased animals: 2017 Annual Report

NETHERLANDS
Usage of antibiotics in agricultural livestock in the Netherlands: SDa-report 2017
Usage of antibiotics in agricultural livestock in the Netherlands: SDa-report 2018 (in Dutch)

SWEDEN
Consumption of antibiotics and occurrence of antibiotic resistance in Sweden: SWEDRES | SVARM report 2018

UK
Veterinary Antimicrobial Resistance and Sales Surveillance: UK VARSS report 2017

EMA
Sales of veterinary antimicrobial agents in 30 European countries in 2016: 8th ESVAC report

Methods

Below, links can be found to a selection of publications concerning the methodology for quantification of antimicrobial use.
Revised ESVAC reflection paper on collecting data on consumption of antimicrobial agents per animal species, on technical units of measurement and indicators for reporting consumption of antimicrobial agents in animals.

Postma et al. 2014. Assigning defined daily doses animal: a European multi-country experience for antimicrobial products authorized for usage in pigs.

European Medicines Agency. Standardised units of measurement for veterinary antimicrobials.

Timmerman et al. 2006. Quantification and evaluation of antimicrobial drug use in group treatments for fattening pigs in Belgium.

Collineau et al. 2016. Guidance on the selection of appropriate indicators for quantification of antimicrobial usage in humans and animals.