Equine neonatal septicaemia: 24 cases.

  title={Equine neonatal septicaemia: 24 cases.},
  author={Anthea L. Raisis and Jennifer L. Hodgson and David R. Hodgson},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={73 4},
Equine neonatal septicaemia was confirmed in 24 foals hospitalised at the Rural Veterinary Centre between 1989 and 1992 with suspected septicaemia. Septicaemia was confirmed by culture of bacteria from blood of live foals and tissues obtained at necropsy of foals that died or were euthanased. Pathogenic bacteria isolated were predominantly Enterobacteriaceae (including Escherichia coli and Salmonella serovars) and Actinobacillus equuli. Clinical manifestations of septicaemia included signs of… CONTINUE READING
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