Association of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection with lower airway disease in the horse: a retrospective case series.

@article{Winther2010AssociationOS,
  title={Association of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection with lower airway disease in the horse: a retrospective case series.},
  author={Lotte Winther and Rikke Munk Andersen and Keith Edward Baptiste and Bent Aalb{\ae}k and Luca Guardabassi},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={186 3},
  pages={
          358-63
        }
}
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is being reported with increasing frequency as a human nosocomial pathogen, especially among immuno-compromised patients. To the authors' knowledge, this pathogen has not previously been associated with lower airway disease in the horse. In this paper the clinical findings, laboratory diagnosis and response to treatment of seven cases of respiratory infection with S. maltophilia in horses, presented at three equine referral hospitals in Denmark in 2007, are… CONTINUE READING
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