Err on Side of Caution with Prescription Antibiotics

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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