Clinical experiences of treating septic arthritis in the equine by repeated joint lavage: a series of 39 cases.

@article{Meijer2000ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical experiences of treating septic arthritis in the equine by repeated joint lavage: a series of 39 cases.},
  author={M C Meijer and Ren{\'e} van Weeren and Astrid B M Rijkenhuizen},
  journal={Journal of veterinary medicine. A, Physiology, pathology, clinical medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={351-65}
}
The condition of septic arthritis was treated in 12 foals with 21 affected joints (Group I) and in 27 adult horses. The adult horses were divided into three groups, based on aetiology of the condition: haematogenous (Group II, n = 6), iatrogenic (Group III, n = 6), and perforating trauma (Group IV, n = 15). The treatment consisted of an initial systemic antibiotic that anticipated the microbial agents that were considered most likely per group, repeated through-and-through joint lavages every… CONTINUE READING

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