Influence of subtherapeutic levels of a combination of neomycin and oxytetracycline on Salmonella typhimurium in swine, calves, and chickens.

@article{Girard1976InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of subtherapeutic levels of a combination of neomycin and oxytetracycline on Salmonella typhimurium in swine, calves, and chickens.},
  author={Arthur E. Girard and A R English and D G Evangelisti and J. E. Lynch and I A Solomons},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1976},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={89-95}
}
Subtherapeutic levels of oxytetracycline plus neomycin in animal feeds did not bring about increases in the quantity, prevalence, or shedding of Salmonella typhimurium in swine, calves, or chickens. In fact, the medication generally reduced the proportion of animals carrying S. typhimurium. The medicated groups were fed rations containing oxytetracycline plus neomycin commencing 5 days prior to oral inoculation with S. typhimurium and continuing through a 28-day postinoculation period… CONTINUE READING