Antimicrobial drugs for livestock by drug class and route of administration U.S. 2017

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

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 3, 2019
Antimicrobial drugs for livestock by drug class and route of administration U.S. 2017 This statistic depicts the sales of antimicrobial drugs for usage in livestock in the United States in 2017, by route of administration and drug class. Domestic sales for water-administered sulfas amounted to some 152 thousand 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 and route of administration (in 1,000 kilograms)*

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Drug class (route)Sales in thousand kilograms of active ingredient
Sulfas (Feed)21.87
Tetracyclines (Feed)2,819.73
Other drugs (Feed)590.78
Aminoglycosides (Water)188.68
Lincosamides (Water)63.96
Penicillins (Water)559.59
Sulfas (Water)152.43
Tetracyclines (Water)625.57
Other drugs (Water)65.18
Cephalosporins (Other routes)29.37
Sulfas (Other routes)99.81
Tetracyclines (Other routes)90.41
Other drugs (Other routes)251.84
Drug class (route)Sales in thousand kilograms of active ingredient
Sulfas (Feed)21.87
Tetracyclines (Feed)2,819.73
Other drugs (Feed)590.78
Aminoglycosides (Water)188.68
Lincosamides (Water)63.96
Penicillins (Water)559.59
Sulfas (Water)152.43
Tetracyclines (Water)625.57
Other drugs (Water)65.18
Cephalosporins (Other routes)29.37
Sulfas (Other routes)99.81
Tetracyclines (Other routes)90.41
Other drugs (Other routes)251.84
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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 route of administration and drug class. Domestic sales for water-administered sulfas amounted to some 152 thousand kilograms of active ingredient that year.
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