Accession Number:

AD0758614

Title:

Testing the Aerogenic Method for Administering Antibiotics in Virus Pneumonia of Swine,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-21

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Chlortetracycline in combination with vitamins A and B3 is an effective means of treating virus pneumonia in swine. Chlortetracycline applied in the form of a dry aerogen calculated at 15,000 units per kg of body weight once a week in combination with vitamins A 120 units per kg and B3 0.03-0.1 g per animal protects 83.4 of the pigs from infection with virus pneumonia.

Subject Categories:

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE