First oral bivalent live vaccine for immunization of pigs against F4 and F18 Escherichia coli post-weaning diarrhea. Prevtec Microbia Inc. is pleased to announce that its German subsidiary, Prevtec Microbia GmbH, received a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for Coliprotec® F4/F18 in the European Union.…
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Dr. John Fairbrother and Dr. Eric Nadeau were honored to be mentioned in the book Cracking the Quebec Code, by Jean-Marc Léger, published by Juniper. This book highlights the seven character traits that make Quebecers unique, creativity is recognized as a main quality. Creativity results in numerous inventions such as the Coliprotec® F4 vaccine, developed by Dr. Fairbrother and Dr. Nadeau, which is today at…
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial medicine to which it was originally sensitive. AMR occurs naturally but the phenomenon is hugely increased by excessive and inappropriate use of antimicrobial medicines and poor infection control practices in animals and humans.
Source: European Commission, http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-15-6097_en.htm
25 000 patients die annually in the EU alone as a result of infections caused by resistant bacteria. Globally this number could be as high as 700 000.
Source: European Commission, http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/docs/amr_factsheet.pdf