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Update on treating canine staphylococcal skin infections
  1. Tim Nuttall
  1. Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Edinburgh EH25 9RG, UK
  1. E-mail: tim.nuttall{at}


The use of antimicrobials in veterinary practice has become a controversial issue and responsible use of such medicines is encouraged throughout the profession. This article highlights the advances in treating staphylococcal skin infections that are most relevant to general practitioners and explains how to prescribe responsibly when treating these conditions.

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