Rhodococcus equi is a bacterium that can cause pneumonia in young foals. Over time this bacteria has become resistant to treatment. By the time the foals show clinical signs, the disease has already become severe. Dr. Noah Cohen of Texas A&M, one of the leading researchers of this R. equi, discusses screening programs, symptoms, treatment of these sick foals, and where the current research is leading.
Episode 47: Rhodococcus equi Infection Resistance with Dr. Noah Cohen
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