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Table 1 Characteristics of antimicrobial containing products observed in commercial poultry farms in Nigeria

From: Association between antimicrobial usage and resistance in Salmonella from poultry farms in Nigeria

Parameters Products (%) (n = 41) Farms observed (%) (n = 41)
Product composition
 Antimicrobial only 36 (88) 24 (59)
 Antimicrobial with other substances 5 (12) 17 (41)
Number of antimicrobial declared in products
 1 15 (37) 5 (12)
 2 20 (49) 13 (32)
 3 2 (5) 11 (27)
 4 4 (10) 12 (30)
Route of administration
 Oral in water 39 (95) 39 (99)
 Parenteral 2 (5) 2 (5)
Formulation
 Injectable 2 (5) 2 (5)
 Powder 34 (83) 21 (51)
 Suspension 5 (12) 18 (44)