Entradas de] Kim van Dinther

The withdrawal period; a guideline

For all veterinary medicinal products intended for food producing animals, a withdrawal period has been determined. This is however an advice rather than a period set in stone. In this article we will explain what a withdrawal period is and which factors can be of influence. Additionally, we will provide two examples to demonstrate the […]

Dopharma’s improved dosage calculator

As a veterinarian or farmer it is important to calculate the right dosage before starting the treatment. With the introduction of Dopharma 2.0 the dosage calculator has been renewed. First of all the tool is now available in English too. Next, we changed the format and improved the technique behind the dosage calculator. The dosage […]

Gastric ulcers in horses; ECEIM consensus statement

In 2015 the “European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM)” published the new “consensus statement” regarding gastric ulcers in adult horses. This “consensus statement” is written by B.W. Sykes, M. Hewetson, R.J. Hepburn, N. Luthersson and Y. Tamzali. It was published in the “Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine” (29: 1288-1299) and available as “open access” […]

Responsible use of veterinary medicines

Lately there has been a broad societal interest in the use of veterinary medicines and specifically the use of antimicrobials. The use of antibiotics and the need to reduce their usage are in the news regularly. Also the induction of resistance and the occurrence of zoonosis are discussed often. Mitigate risks Every time micro-organisms are […]