Understanding Antibiotic Resistance, Impact on Treating BRD

June 16, 2015

A blood agar plate containing Mannheimia haemolytica, one of the bacterium that causes BRD

A blood agar plate containing Mannheimia haemolytica, one of the bacterium that causes BRD

With this post, we begin a series that focuses on understanding antibiotic resistance, defining what antibiotic stewardship means and how cattle producers can be better stewards of antibiotic use. Brian Lubbers, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate ACVCP, director of the Microbial Surveillance Lab, a unit of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, is a contributor for this series. Continue reading