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Table 1 Prescribing indicators at CVMA-VTH and Ada district veterinary clinic from 2009 to 2013

From: Evaluation of rational use of veterinary drugs especially antimicrobials and anthelmintics in Bishoftu, Central Ethiopia

Prescribing indicator Total Average/percent
Number of drugs per encounter 2235 1.23
Encounters with antimicrobials 1216 66.8 %
Encounters with anthelmintics 869 47.8 %
Encounters with antimicrobials-anthelmintics combination 333 18.3 %
Encounters with othersa 150 8.2 %
Encounters with antimicrobials-others combinationa 75 4.1 %
Encounters with anthelmintic-others combinationa 53 2.9 %
Encounters with antimicrobials-anthelmintic-others combinationa 22 1.2 %
Drug prescription by generic name 2014 90.1 %
Drug prescription from EVDL 2229 99.7 %
  1. EVDL national veterinary drug list of Ethiopia
  2. aOthers (acaricides, vitamins, gastrointestinal stimulants and anti-inflammatory drugs)