publication . Article . 2017

use of a reverse thermodynamic gel to manage chronic shedding in equine strangles

Mark Bowen;
Open Access
  • Published: 24 Jul 2017 Journal: Veterinary Evidence, volume 2 (eissn: 2396-9776, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: RCVS Knowledge
Abstract
<p>Strangles is a common condition in equine practice with high morbidity. Management of outbreaks is complicated by the development of asymptomatic carriers with the causative organism (Streptococcus equi var equi) being retained within the guttural pouch<sup>1,2</sup>. This Bright Veterinary Idea looks at the use of a reverse thermodynamic gel to manage chronic shedding in equine strangles. </p><br /> <img src="https://www.veterinaryevidence.org/rcvskmod/icons/oa-icon.jpg" alt="Open Access" /> <img src="https://www.veterinaryevidence.org/rcvskmod/icons/pr-icon.jpg" alt="Peer Reviewed" />
Subjects
free text keywords: Literature, business.industry, business, Outbreak, Sociology, Virology, Strangles, Streptococcus equi, Asymptomatic carrier, High morbidity, Guttural pouch, horse, equine, chronic shedding, equine strangles, poloxamer gel, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100
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publication . Article . 2017

use of a reverse thermodynamic gel to manage chronic shedding in equine strangles

Mark Bowen;