Treatment of Brucella melitensis infection in sheep and goats with oxytetracycline combined with streptomycin.


Six treatment regimens using oxytetracycline (OTC) combined with streptomycin (ST) were evaluated for eliminating Brucella melitensis from 480 naturally-infected sheep and goats. Cessation of shedding Brucella from udder secretions and absence of Brucella in selected tissues at autopsy were considered criteria for successful treatment. Four regimens were… (More)


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