Mare with laceration on the back of the knee, complicated by pythiosis.
This mare's leg continued to heal and a surgical effort was made to trim the infected tissue out 3/4 inch into healthy
tissue. This was followed by three injections of a ID serum using 1/2 cc per injection. The wound began to reduce in
size and the mare was sent home.
Contact information for the antigen used to treat the Pythiosis
Bob Glass (antigen available from this lab)
Pan American Veterinary Labs
Leonel Mendoza (developed the antigen)
Michigan State University
Medical Technology Program
Side Note: This mare was in foal, and delivered a healthy baby.
Treatment started 11-20-2003
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