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Animal welfare as preventative medicine

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Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to both human and animal health, but reduction of use raises issues of how standards of animal health and welfare can be maintained without them. This turns the spotlight onto the role of good management and higher standards of animal welfare as drug-free ways of improving immune function and increasing resistance to infection. Research is urgently needed into the relationship between animal welfare, immunity, gut microbiota and disease and we are no...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare Publisher's website
Journal:
Animal Welfare Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-141
Publication date:
2019-05-06
Acceptance date:
2018-08-03
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ISSN:
0962-7286
Pubs id:
pubs:892638
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uuid:ae20d505-6092-42ea-a001-792aedf26894
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892638
Local pid:
pubs:892638

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