Err on Side of Caution with Prescription Antibiotics

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Equine veterinarians should prescribe antibiotics conservatively, and horse owners should support this approach, said researchers who studied resistance to antibiotics in 216 horses. Their study showed that a common strain of Escherichia coli can be resistant to commonly prescribed drugs such as sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMS), gentamicin, and tetracycline,

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