Prevention of postoperative infections in horses.

  title={Prevention of postoperative infections in horses.},
  author={Elizabeth M Santschi},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice},
  volume={22 2},
          323-34, viii
The best defense against postoperative infection is to use multiple strategies to minimize wound contamination, maintain wound tissue health, and provide rational antimicrobial strategies that do not promote the development of resistant bacteria and superinfections.