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The efficacy of an antisepsis protocol comprising chlorhexidine gluconate and ethyl alcohol in combination with prophylactic antimicrobial therapy in controlling surgical site infection in horses was studied. To that purpose, seven mixed breed horses received potassium penicillin and gentamicin at...

Author(s)
Canola, P. A.; Faria, A. P. P. A.; Paula, V. B.; Ávila, F. A.; Cardozo, M. V.; Rivera, G. G.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2020, 72, 1, pp 49-55
Abstract

Objective: To determine the efficacy and dermal tolerance of a novel alcohol-based skin antiseptic (ABSA) in horses. Study Design: Experimental study. Animal Population Systemically healthy horses (n=25) with no history or clinical signs of skin disease. Methods: Four clipped sites on the abdomen...

Author(s)
Tannahill, V. J.; Cogan, T.; Allen, K.; Acutt, E.; Busschers, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2018, 47, 4, pp 572-577
AbstractFull Text

Subcutaneous emphysema is described as a gas deposit of multifactorial origin in the subcutaneous space, distributed along the muscle fibers and fascia. The main etiological causes are tracheal rupture and axillary wounds. Horses are highly susceptible to mechanical trauma such as impalement...

Author(s)
Bonacin, Y. da S.; Sousa, S. dos S.; Bueno, G. M.; Chítero, A.; Marques, J. A.; Canola, P. A.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2018, 16, Special edition, pp e162503
Abstract

AIMS: To investigate the efficacy of an alcohol gel-based hand antisepsis protocol compared with a traditional chlorhexidine-based protocol under conditions of routine clinical contamination, and following heavy faecal contamination. METHODS: Twelve adult participants were recruited and on four...

Author(s)
Edwards, R. A.; Riley, C. B.; Howe, L.; Burrows, E. A.; Riley, K. T.; Frellstedt, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2017, 65, 5, pp 242-247
Abstract

Objective: To determine the influence of tissue preparation and long-term storage methods on structural integrity and risk of bacterial contamination of equine amnion. Study design: Prospective experimental investigation. Sample population: Amniotic membranes from 8 healthy mares (n=440 tested...

Author(s)
McCoy, A. M.; Smith, R. L.; Secor, E. J.; Roady, P. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2019, 48, 2, pp 222-228
Abstract

Objective: To compare the efficacy of sterile preoperative skin antisepsis using either a 5-minute mechanical preparation or 5-minute non-mechanical preparation with chlorhexidine gluconate 4% solution. Study Design: Matched design, ANOVA. Animals: Healthy adult Thoroughbred horses (n=30). Methods: ...

Author(s)
Davids, B. I.; Davidson, M. J.; TenBroeck, S. H.; Colahan, P. T.; Oli, M. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 44, 5, pp 648-652
Abstract

Background: Currently, the World Health Organization recommends the use of alcohol-based hand rubs (ABR) for surgical hand preparation in human surgery. When disinfecting soaps are used, a rubbing technique causes less skin irritation than brush scrubbing. Based on a recent survey, most equine...

Author(s)
Biermann, N. M.; McClure, J. T.; Sanchez, J.; Saab, M.; Doyle, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 5, pp 600-605
Abstract

Chlorhexidine gluconate solution is a potent antimicrobial and therefore could be used effectively for treatment of endometritis, but historically this substance has been implicated as irritating to mucous membranes, including the endometrium of the mare. The use of chlorhexidine hydrochloride...

Author(s)
Fraser, N. S.; Johnson, A. K.; Wilborn, R. R.; Dujovne, G. A.; Nuehring, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 88, pp 61-66
Abstract

This prospective clinical study evaluates the effectiveness of an alcohol-based hand rub (AvagardTM) for pre-surgical hand antisepsis in an equine hospital and compares it with traditional scrubbing technique using 4% chlorhexidine gluconate sponges and water. Prior to elective surgery, 3...

Author(s)
Silveira, E. A. da; Bubeck, K. A.; Batista, E. R.; Piat, P.; Laverty, S.; Beauchamp, G.; Archambault, M.; Elce, Y.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 57, 2, pp 164-168
Abstract

Qac genes are associated with increased tolerance to quaternary ammonium compounds and other cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine. This study aimed to determine whether qac genes and increased biocide tolerance were present in 125 clinical methicillin-resistant and susceptible veterinary...

Author(s)
Worthing, K. A.; Marcus, A.; Abraham, S.; Trott, D. J.; Norris, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 216, pp 153-158

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