Corporate report

Microchip adverse event reporting scheme 2015 review

A review of microchip associated adverse events reported to the Microchip Adverse Event Reporting Scheme up to the end of 2015


Microchip adverse event reporting scheme review

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This review summarises the 1,420 reports received by the VMD that were associated with microchipped animals. Information in the review includes:

  • Who sent the reports
  • Species of animals involved
  • Types of microchip events
    • Reaction
    • Failure
    • Migration
    • Incidents involving more than one type of event
  • Where the reports came from
  • Overview of Reports
    • Reactions
    • Failures
    • Migrations
  • Incomplete information
  • Conclusions
  • Useful contacts
    • UK microchip databases
    • Government helplines
  • Glossary of clinical terms
Published 7 June 2016