Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Endometrium: bacteriology

Synonym(s): Bacterial culture of the reproductive tract

Contributor(s): Annalisa Barrelet, Terry Blanchard, Rob Lofstedt, Richard Walker, Elaine Watson

Overview

  • Culture of the endometrium is helpful in identifying bacterial causes of acute endometritis   Endometrium: endometritis acute - histology  and selecting appropriate antibiotic therapy.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • For aerobic venereal pathogens, cultured on blood and MacConkey agar under aerobic conditions.

Availability

  • Standard.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Troedsson M H, Scott M A & Liu I K (1995) Comparative treatment of mares susceptible to chronic uterine infection. Am J Vet Res 56 (4), 468-472.
  • LeBlanc M M et al (1989) Uterine clearance mechanisms during the early postovulatory period in mares. Am J Vet Res 50 (6), 864-867.
  • Brook D (1984) Uterine culture in mares. Mod Vet Pract 65 (5), A3-A8.


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