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Rationale for treatment of retained placenta in cows with neomycin and metronidazole
  1. AE van den Bogaard,
  2. MJ Hazen and
  3. CP Kriele


A combination of neomycin and metronidazole was compared with oxytetracycline for its activity against the intrauterine flora of 10 cows with retained placenta. In vitro the metronidazole/neomycin combination reduced the numbers of aerobic and obligately anaerobic bacteria much more effectively than did oxytetracycline.

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