Danofloxacin (Advocin) reduces the spread of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia to healthy in-contact cattle.

@article{Huebschle2006DanofloxacinR,
  title={Danofloxacin (Advocin) reduces the spread of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia to healthy in-contact cattle.},
  author={Otto J B Huebschle and Roger D. Ayling and Kevin S Godinho and Obed Lukhele and Georgina Tjipura-Zaire and Tim G. Rowan and Robin A. J. Nicholas},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={304-9}
}
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (MmmSC), is one of the most important diseases of cattle in Sub-Saharan Africa. The live T1/44 vaccine is normally used for its control but produces only transient protection and gives rise to adverse reactions. The present study evaluated the efficacy of danofloxacin (2.5% Advocintrade mark, Pfizer Ltd.) for the treatment of naturally infected cattle and in the prevention of CBPP transmission to in… CONTINUE READING

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