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Persistent tonsillitis / 4th antibiotic!
Tappers was just prescribed his 4th antibiotic for a particularly resistant strain of bacteria, streptococcus dysgalactiae, in his tonsils. The antibiotic is called Chloramphenicol, which i will have to give him 3x/day for 3 weeks, and i have to wear gloves when handling.
This drug is indicated in the lab report as a possible one for this bacteria and appears to be our last option for clearing it.
I hate for him to have been on antiobiotics this long, all back to back. First one was 7 days, next 10 days, and the last variety was 20 days. I think there has been improvement (no more pus), but still big and "out of crypt".
Anybody have experience or knowledge with this?
Thanks for reading!
At least he is all recovered from neuter.