Antimicrobial treatment of pancreatic infection in cats.

  title={Antimicrobial treatment of pancreatic infection in cats.},
  author={Adam L. Widdison and Nariman D. Karanjia and Howard A. Reber},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={81 6},
An investigation examined the efficacy of antibiotics in a novel feline model of pancreatic infection in acute pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis was induced in cats using an established technique. In control animals (no pancreatitis) and cats with pancreatitis, Escherichia coli (10(4) in 0.1 ml) was placed in the pancreatic duct. Reoperation was performed after 24 h in six controls and six cats with pancreatitis. E. coli was cultured from the pancreas in five control animals and five cats with… CONTINUE READING