Topical Gel for Bacterial Skin Infections Could Be 'Spot On'

Florida researchers reported that equine bacterial skin infections could be effectively treated with a topical "spot-on" gel instead of the traditional labor-intensive shampoos and long-term oral antibiotics.

Bacterial skin infections are common in clinical practice. They can cause itchiness, pain, hair loss, crusting, and scaling, often necessitating time off from work or riding to heal.

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