Antimicrobial drugs for livestock sales by drug class in the U.S. 2017

Sales of antimicrobial drugs for use in livestock in the United States in 2017, by drug class (in 1,000 kilograms)*

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 3, 2019
Antimicrobial drugs for livestock sales by drug class in the U.S. 2017 This statistic depicts the sales of antimicrobial drugs for usage in livestock in the United States in 2017, by drug class. Domestic sales for tetracyclines amounted to some 3.54 million kilograms of active ingredient that year.
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Sales of antimicrobial drugs for use in livestock in the United States in 2017, by drug class (in 1,000 kilograms)*

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Sales in thousand kilograms of active ingredient
Aminoglycosides259.18
Cephalosporins29.37
Fluoroquinolones22.9
Ionophores4,394.85
Lincosamides152.5
Macrolides468.79
Penicillins690.89
Sulfas274.11
Tetracyclines3,535.7
Not independently reported (NIR)1,055.75
Export**10.04
Sales in thousand kilograms of active ingredient
Aminoglycosides259.18
Cephalosporins29.37
Fluoroquinolones22.9
Ionophores4,394.85
Lincosamides152.5
Macrolides468.79
Penicillins690.89
Sulfas274.11
Tetracyclines3,535.7
Not independently reported (NIR)1,055.75
Export**10.04
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 3, 2019
This statistic depicts the sales of antimicrobial drugs for usage in livestock in the United States in 2017, by drug class. Domestic sales for tetracyclines amounted to some 3.54 million kilograms of active ingredient that year.
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