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Title: Eficacia de un tratamiento con oxitetraciclina y gentamicina frente a la infección por Brucella suis en cerdos
Other Titles: Efficacy of oxytetracycline and gentamicin against Brucella suis infection in pigs
Authors: Dieste Pérez, Lucía
Miguel López, María Jesús de
Marín Alcalá, Clara María
Barberán Pelegrín, Montserrat
Blasco Martínez, José María
Muñoz Alvaro, Pilar María
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: Dieste, L., de Miguel, M.J., Marín, C.M., Barberán, M., Blasco, J.M., Muñoz, P.M. “Eficacia de un tratamiento con oxitetraciclina y gentamicina frente a la infección por Brucella suis en cerdos”. En: 41 Jornadas de Estudio. XIV Jornadas sobre Producción Animal. AIDA. Zaragoza, España, 17 y 18 de mayo de 2011, pp.795-797. ISBN: 978-84-615-0062-8
Abstract: Eighteen aborted sows naturally infected with B. suis biovar. 2 were allotted in two groups each of 9 animals. All sows were treated with oxytetracycline given in feed (20 mg/Kg BW daily) during 45 days after abortion, and the half of animals received a combined intramuscular treatment with gentamicin (4 g/day) during the last 15 days of treatment. Ten days after treatment, sows were slaughtered and several lymph nodes, uterus and spleen submitted to bacteriological studies. All animals treated with oxytetracycline alone were found infected in one or more necropsy samples. By contrast, 100% of the animals receiving the combined treatment with gentamicin were fully cured from infection. In conclusion, monotherapy with oxytetracycline is not effective enough against B. suis biovar. 2 infection in sows, while combining this treatment regime with gentamicin during 15 days is fully effective against infection.
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