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  1. The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System

NARMS gathers surveillance data from human clinical samples, animal slaughter samples and retail meat samples. This approach to integrated surveillance provides information needed to assess the nature and magnitude of resistance in bacteria moving through the food supply and causing illnesses in humans. The NARMS interactive data dashboards found below allow the user to explore data in different ways.

Interact with the Data

  • NARMS Now: Integrated Data – Compare antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from animals, retail meats and humans.
  • NARMS Genomic Data – Compare antimicrobial resistance genes in Salmonella.
  • Resistome Tracker (Global Salmonella Resistome Data) – Examine the distribution of antimicrobial resistance genes in Salmonella genomes deposited in NCBI (updated weekly).

Download NARMS Data

Note: Users who create their own estimates using these data should cite the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) as the source of the original data. The data in these tables and displays are not confidential. Additional information on sampling and testing methodologies can be found here.

Suggested citation: Food and Drug Administration (FDA). NARMS Now. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Available from URL: https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/national-antimicrobial-resistance-monitoring-system/narms-now-integrated-data. Accessed MM/DD/YYY.