Press releases

Read the press releases relating to the most recent DANMAP report.

Critically important antimicrobials no longer used in livestock

The Danish cattle industry no longer uses third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins. As a result, these substances are no longer used in the production of Danish food producing animals. This is one of the findings in this year’s DANMAP report from Statens Serum Institut and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
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Antimicrobial use decreased further in Denmark during COVID-19

Antimicrobial consumption in humans has decreased for the seventh consecutive year in Denmark. The decrease was enhanced by COVID-19. This is shown by the DANMAP report on the consumption of antimicrobial agents in 2020. DTU National Food Institute and Statens Serum Institut (SSI) are behind the report. DANMAP celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

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The number of invasive infections and the number of cases of resistant bacteria is still increasing

The number of invasive infections increased to 11.983 cases in 2020. The increase would probably have been even higher if it were not for the many COVID-19 restrictions, according to the new DANMAP 2020 report.

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18 JANUARY 2022