Salmonellosis is the most common infectious cause of diarrhea or colitis in horses. It can be associated with high fatality rates in patients with compromised host defenses. The increasing incidence of infection and antimicrobial resistance present a challenge for the practicing veterinarians. The epidemiology and pathogenesis of salmonellosis are reviewed. Diagnosis, treatment, and control of disease are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice|
|State||Published - Aug 1993|
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