The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) authorizes a total of 128 drugs for treatment of mastitis in dairy cattle in Spain. A study carried out by our company in November 2019 with information available from CIMAVet (veterinary drug information center) shows that 34.4% of them are beta-lactams, 28.9% quinolones, 13,3% macrolides and 10.2% tetracyclines. Aminoglycosides (7%), sulfonamides (2.3%) and other antibiotics of different chemical structure (3.9%) complete the whole list.
Technology has changed and improved our lives. Zeulab has developed a new system for antibiotics testing that allows to make quick providing decisions in real time. Providing a better management of milk and improvements in production processes.
The Italian Ministry of Agriculture (Ministero delle alimentari Agricultural Policies and Forestry) has developed a plan to support and improve the quality of milk and dairy products.
Bacterial infections have been controlled for decades thanks to the efficiency of antibiotics. Now different sectors are warning about the necessity of an appropriate use of these drugs in order to preserve its unrivaled capacity
The first studies using sulfonamides to treat infectious diseases began in the early 20th century. In just a few decades these drugs together with penicillin G help to decrease the rate of mortality caused by infections.