Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship

CDFA-AUS • 1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 • 916-576-0300

Surveys & Studies

Surveys and Studies is the section of AUS that helps the program to better understand antimicrobial usage and resistance actually occurring in California’s livestock. To accomplish this, Surveys and Studies conducts confidential, voluntary surveys and gathers biological samples for resistance testing. By participating in these surveys, Californian livestock producers and veterinarians have the opportunity to show the real picture of the industry and effect positive change. And rest assured, all individual survey responses provided to AUS Surveys and Studies are held confidential by state law.


AUS Surveys & Studies Trifold The who, what, why and how the AUS program is collecting information on California animal agriculture and what you can do to help. AUS Surveys & Studies Participation Flier Why should California livestock owners participate in efforts to gather information?


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