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Prudent use of antimicrobials in poultry production

Prudent use of antimicrobials in poultry production

A presentation by Prof. Jaap Wagenaar DVM, PhD and David Speksnijder, DVM, PhD from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht -NL and Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad-NL, as given at the VIV Leadership Forum India 2018.


Jaap Wagenaar was trained as veterinarian and completed his PhD study at Utrecht University and the USDA-National Animal Diseases Center, Ames, IA, US. In 1996 he started his research group at the Central Veterinary Institute in Lelystad, the Netherlands, on food safety and in particular on Campylobacter. From 2004-2006 he worked with WHO (Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, and for the Tsunami-relief operations with WHO Indonesia), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, US) and the USDA Western Regional Research Center (Albany, Ca, US). 

In 2006 he was appointed as chair in Clinical Infectious Diseases at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University. The two main research topics of his group are antimicrobial resistance and Campylobacter. He is currently coordinator of a large...

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