R. Equi: Manifestations, Pathogenesis, and Diagnosis (AAEP 2010)

Rhodococcus equi is a dangerous pathogen that causes pneumonia in foals that are generally between the ages of 3 weeks and 5 months. In cases that caretakers and veterinarians catch early on, the foal can make a full recovery with proper treatment. However in more serious cases, the mortality rate is quite high, noted Steeve Giguère, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, at the 56th Annual Convention of

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