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Antimicrobial resistance
The 5Rs approach to antimicrobial stewardship
  1. Stephen Page1,
  2. John Prescott2 and
  3. Scott Weese2
  1. 1Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
  1. e-mail: swp{at}

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WE were elated on reading the news article in Veterinary Record about a proposed 3Rs approach to the use of antimicrobials (VR, July 26, 2014, vol 175, pp 79-80). We, similarly, are strong advocates of judicious use …

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