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Antibiotic

farmereafarmerea Junior Member
edited January 2010 in Producers and Vets
... so what would happen if I gave a sub - cut injection of 1/4 - 1/2 ml of Tylan 50 or Pen G Procaine to a 5 - 6 pound turkey?

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  • madyusmadyus Junior Member
    edited November 2009
    The word antibiotic comes from the Greek anti meaning 'against' and bios meaning 'life' (a bacterium is a life form).' Antibiotics are also known as antibacterials, and they are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Bacteria are tiny organisms that can sometimes cause illness to humans and animals. The singular word for bacteria is bacterium.

    Such illnesses as tuberculosis, salmonella, syphilis and some forms of meningitis are caused by bacteria. Some bacteria are not harmful, while others are good for us.

    Before bacteria can multiply and cause symptoms our immune system can usually destroy them. We have special white blood cells that attack harmful bacteria. Even if symptoms do occur, our immune system can usually cope and fight off the infection. There are occasions, however, when it is all too much and our bodies need some help - from antibiotics


    bacterial infection treatment
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