Table 4

Quantity of antimicrobial stored on the 27 participating farms

Antimicrobial typeTotalTotalTotalFarms where
present (n)
(mg)(mg/PCU)(medicine units)
MedianRangeMedianRangeMedianRange
Total antimicrobial182 20045 500–442 4001.540.51–5.086922–29627
Total HP-CIA10 0000–68 0000.120.00–0.3450–9524
Fluoroquinolone00–32 00000.00–0.1900–411
Third-generation cephalosporin50000–36 0000.060.00–0.3010–519
Fourth-generation cephalosporin10000–90000.010.00–0.1200–5913
Injectable (all)143 60016 500–393 0001.190.19–4.5191–3527
Intramammary (all)21 2001000–111 4000.210.01–0.49665–24827
Other (all)13 2000–61 8000.110.00–0.6350–2421
Injectable (HP-CIA)50000–36 0000.090.00–0.3420–624
Intramammary (HP-CIA)10000–90000.010.00–0.1200–9312
Other (HP-CIA)0000000
  • HP-CIA, highest priority, critically important antimicrobial (ref: European Medicines Agency); PCU, population corrected unit.