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1
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Pharmacokinetics

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Absorption  - route of administration 
Distribution - lipophilicity, barriers, kPa 
Activation - some medicines need this 
Metabolisation - breakdown products 
Clearance - bile, urine (sweat, breath)
2
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Cascade

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7 days for milk

28 days for meat

3
Q

Enrofloxacin (Baytril®) - when not to use

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birds producing eggs for human consumption

layer replacement birds within 14 days of coming into lay

4
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Chloramphenicol - when not to use

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Aplastic Anaemia, 1 in 20,000, especially after oral
consumption
Bone marrow suppression
Very lipophilic

5
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Metronidazole - when not to use

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Carcinogenic

Not for food producing animals

6
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testing for residues - Milk

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mainly beta-lactam, done at the dairy

7
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testing for residues - Meat

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kidney test, done at abbatoir in case of suspicion and targeted surveillance