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Antimicrobial use
Benchmarking antimicrobial use
  1. James B. More
  1. Galloway Vets, Gas Lane, Kirkcudbright, Dumfriesshire DG6 4HX
  1. e-mail: gallowayvets{at}

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Population corrected units (PCU) is a popularly quoted metric used to measure antibiotic microbial use (AMU). I feel that, in some cases, PCU is being incorrectly used for individual producer benchmarking purposes. It is an excellent metric when used to define …

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