Septicemia and Meningitis in the Newborn Calf

@article{Fecteau2009SepticemiaAM,
  title={Septicemia and Meningitis in the Newborn Calf},
  author={Gilles Fecteau and Bradford P Smith and Lisle W George},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={195-208, vii-viii}
}
Neonatal infections and sepsis occur most frequently in calves with failure of passive transfer. If the invading bacteria are not rapidly controlled, they can set up focal infections, such as in growth plates, joints, or meninges, or generalized sepsis may occur. If not successfully treated, sepsis can lead to a systemic inflammatory response, multiple organ dysfunction syndromes, septic shock, and death. Treatments are based on selecting an appropriate antimicrobial drug and dosage, supportive… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 references

Assisted ventilation in a conscious cloned calf suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome: a case report

  • S Buczinski, SR Boysen, G Fecteau
  • J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2007;17:179–83
  • 2007
1 Excerpt

Neonatal meningitis in the new millenium

  • AG Philip
  • NeoReviews
  • 2003
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…