Virginia Sinnott, DVM, DACVECC

Over the last decade, the emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogens along with a plateau in development of new antibiotic drugs has led to intense study of the circumstances under which bacteria develop resistance. This has led to the reversal of some of the antibiotic therapy truisms many veterinarians were taught in veterinary school. This article aims to briefly review the basic principles of antibiotic therapy and update the practioner on recent changes.

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