Update on Managing Serious Wound Infections in Horses: Wounds Involving Soft Tissues

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Chronic soft tissue wound infections due to multidrug-resistant bacteria are a clinical challenge. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. (VRE), aminoglycoside-resistant Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are examples of several problematic pathogens. A multipronged clinical approach is necessary for resolution of these chronic infections and a good medical outcome.

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