Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
    • destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth
    Zelfstandig naamwoord
      • any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth





      1. any case of a contagious disease in pig holdings for which a treatment with antibiotic or other antibacterial drugs is indicated, shall be reported to the competent veterinary authorities without delay and before treatment is commenced,
      2. In addition, such products of animal origin which contain nitrofurans used as antibacterial substances are excluded from feed for farmed animals, since they are category 2 animal by-products in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council [5].
      3. On 26 February 2007, in the light of a report published by the World Health Organisation listing kanamycin and neomycin as ‘critically important antibacterial agents for human medicine and for risk management strategies of non-human use’, the European Medicines Agency issued a statement highlighting the therapeutic relevance of both antibiotics in human and veterinary medicine.