- Antibiotic therapy is not indicated for CCV or CRV infection unless significant melaena is present. However, systemic antibiotic use is recommended for CPV 2 infections where significant damage to the gastrointestinal mucosa is present.
- Appropriate antibiotics include:
- Amoxycillin/clavulanate (8.75 mg/kg IM or subcutaneous daily, mg/kg orally twice daily) or a potentiated sulphonamide.
- Erythromycin is the drug of choice to treat campylobacteriosis orally, three times daily).
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