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Foot Rot Summary

Description: A disease of the horny parts and of the adjacent soft structures of the feet of cattle, swine, and sheep. It is usually caused by Corynebacterium pyogenes or Bacteroides nodosus (see DICHELOBACTER NODOSUS). It is also known as interdigital necrobacillosis. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 18th ed)

Also Known As: Foot Rots; Rot, Foot; Rots, Foot

Networked: 61 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Foot Rot

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxytetracycline (Terramycin) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 14
  2. ethylenediamine (ethylenediamine dihydroiodide) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 1
  3. ceftiofur : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. Formaldehyde (Formol) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 1
  5. Iodine : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  6. Zinc : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Amoxicillin (Wymox) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 105 Generic
  8. Essential Amino Acids : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Vaccines : 9 results : IBA
  10. aluminum sulfate (alum) : 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Foot Rot

  1. Infection
  2. Cellulitis
  3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Mastitis
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Key Therapies for Foot Rot

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 result
  2. Baths : 1 result
  3. Oral Administration : 1 result

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