Develop your knowledge and understanding of dermatophilosis in horses. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Equine skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of dermatophilosis in horses, including:
Cause – Dermatophilus congolensis.
Signs – alopecia and crusting.
Diagnosis – microscopic identification of Dermatophilus congolensis.
Treatment – keep dry +/- topical antibacterials +/- systemic antibiotics.
Prognosis – good.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.