Frontiers in Veterinary Science: Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria that cause bovine respiratory disease complex in Alberta, Canada

Frontiers in Veterinary Science, section Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology December 4, 2017 edition includes the article: Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria that cause bovine respiratory disease complex in Alberta, Canada, by R. Michele Anholt, Cassidy Klima, StarFish Medical Biotech Manager Nick Allan, Heather Matheson-Bird, Crystal Schatz, Praseeda Ajitkumar, Simon Otto, Delores Peters, Karin Schmid, Merle Olson, Tim McAllister, and Brenda Ralston.

This publication summarizes some of the work done by Nick Allan during his career developing advanced diagnostic devices and methodologies for disease detection, antimicrobial susceptibility testing and antimicrobial resistance research in the food production industries.  This particular publication highlights important research in good antibiotic stewardship practices in the Canadian beef production sector.  As a professional microbiologist, Nick maintains many active research collaborations in many broad fields of antimicrobial resistance and rapid point infectious disease detection.

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