Resistant bacteria from animals of possible risk: Contingency plan

Lines of communication and action to be taken including the Government departments and agencies responsible.


Response to the identification from an animal of a resistant bacterial isolate of risk to human or animal health: Contingency plan

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This plan helps to determine the roles and responsibilities that each government organisation may be required to take in the event of a resistant bacteria being identified from an animal which may pose a risk to human or animal health.

Public Health England, ‘Guidelines on the investigation of zoonotic diseases’

UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance 2013 (UK-VARSS 2013) Report

Published 2 March 2015
Last updated 9 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated Contingency plan added
  2. First published.