What is it about?
We measured how well tulathromycin susceptibility test results predicted tulathromycin treatment success or failure of bovine respiratory disease.
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Why is it important?
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing is considered the "gold standard" for choosing the most effective antibiotic. However, the complex disease process of bovine respiratory disease puts a test for a single bacteria at a clear disadvantage.
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This page is a summary of: Limitations of bacterial culture, viral PCR, and tulathromycin susceptibility from upper respiratory tract samples in predicting clinical outcome of tulathromycin control or treatment of bovine respiratory disease in high-risk feeder heifers, PLoS ONE, February 2022, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247213.
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