Bacterial infection of the lower respiratory tract in 34 horses.

  title={Bacterial infection of the lower respiratory tract in 34 horses.},
  author={D J Racklyeft and Daria N. Love},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={78 8},
OBJECTIVE To investigate associations between the bacteriology and aspects of history, clinical presentation, outcome and pathology of lower respiratory tract disease of 34 horses. PROCEDURE Detailed aerobic and anaerobic bacteriological investigations were performed on clinical specimens from horses with pneumonia, lung abscessation and necrotic pneumonia with or without pleurisy in an attempt to identify those bacteria that might contribute to the initiation and progression of infection… CONTINUE READING


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