ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

ACMF

Australian Chicken Meat Federation

ACSQHC

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

AGAR

Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

AHMC

Australian Health Ministers' Conference

AHPPC

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ALFA

Australian Lot Feeders' Association

AMR

Antimicrobial Resistance

AMRAC

Antimicrobial Resistance Advisory Committee

AMRPC

Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention and Containment

AMRSC

Antimicrobial Resistance Standing Committee

ANZFA

Australia and New Zealand Food Authority

APL

Australian Pork Limited

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

ARTG

Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods

ASA

Australian Society for Antimicrobials

ASID

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases

ASM

Australian Society for Microbiology

AVA

Australian Veterinary Association

BRD

Bovine Respiratory Disease

CHF

Consumers Health Forum

CHRISP

Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention

CIJIG

Commonwealth Interdepartmental JETACAR Implementation Group

CIPARS

Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CRC

Cooperative Research Centre

DAFF

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

DoHA

Department of Health and Ageing

DUSC

Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee

EAGA

Expert Advisory Group on Antibiotics

EAGAR

Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

ESBL

Extended Spectrum Betalactamase

FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

HAI

Healthcare Associated Infection

IDSA

Infectious Diseases Society of America

JETACAR

Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance

HACCP

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points

MDR

Multiple Drug Resistance

MRL

Maximum Residue Limits

MRSA

Methicillin-resistant Staphlococcus Aureus

NARM

National Antimicrobial Residue Minimisation

NAUSP

National Antimicrobial Utilisation Surveillance Program

NDPSC

National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NHPA

National Health Performance Authority

NPS

National Prescribing Service

NSQHS

National Safety and Quality Health Service

PBAC

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PHAA

Public Health Association of Australia

PIP

Practice Incentives Program

PPP

Primary Production and Processing

PSA

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

OIE

Office International des Epizooties

QHMAC

Queensland Hospitals Medicines Advisory Committee

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

STRAMA

Swedish Strategic Programme against Antibiotic Resistance

TB

Tuberculosis

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

VRE

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci

WPA

Working Party on Antibiotics

WHO

World Health Organisation

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