The bacteriological culture of equine uterine contents, in-vitro sensitivity of organisms isolated and interpretation.

@article{Shin1979TheBC,
  title={The bacteriological culture of equine uterine contents, in-vitro sensitivity of organisms isolated and interpretation.},
  author={Sung Jae Shin and Donald H Lein and Adam L. Aronson and Sylvie Nusbaum},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement},
  year={1979},
  volume={27},
  pages={307-15}
}
A total of 19 pathogenic bacterial species was isolated from uterine swabs of 498 out of 1539 mares over 4 years. The swabs were taken by 5 veterinary clinicians using 2 different techniques. Bacterial contamination during swabbing was minimized by scrupulous attention to cleansing of the external genitalia and the perineal area, and in the handling of the culture specimen. The most prevalent organisms isolated were beta-haemolytic streptococcus (39%), Escherichia coli (27%) and Klebsiella… CONTINUE READING