123. Bleach for resistant pyoderma

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By Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD, Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, and Dip ACVD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Resistant infections seem to get worse every year. So how do you handle a culture that comes back with limited antibiotic options? Or an owner can't afford to culture but systemic antibiotics are not resolving the pyoderma?
Dilute bleach is an inexpensive, effective topical option for pyoderma. There are various concentrations listed in the literature and certain tips that can increase your chances of being successful with implementing bleach as a rinse, spot treatment or soak.

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