Project summary: Antimicrobial stewardship verification in the Australian chicken meat industry

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when organisms such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses develop the ability to stop treatments designed to remove them (such as antibiotics against bacteria) from being effective.

The focus of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is to safeguard the effectiveness of antimicrobial agents by ensuring they are used appropriately.

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