Antimicrobial-Associated Diarrhea in Equine Referral Practices (AAEP 2010)

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Veterinarians commonly treat many equine infections with antimicrobial drugs to achieve resolution. However, in some cases, the antimicrobials themselves induce gastrointestinal disturbances with subsequent diarrhea. "This unfortunate side effect of antibiotics may prolong the time of hospitalization, increase the cost of treatment, and increase the risk of mortality," explained Bonnie Barr, VMD,

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