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|Antibiotics||Started immediately and chosen based on culture and susceptibility testing in order to target the specific organism.|
|PROMOTE HEALING OF HEALTHY TISSUE|
|Antibiotic intravenous regional perfusion therapy (IRPT)||A treatment method that has been used often for treating extremity infections in humans and horses. It has the advantage of achieving very high antibiotic concentrations in affected tissues. Recent research shows this method of treatment to be promising for rapid recovery of birds. Three out of four birds that received the treatment underwent a rapid recovery. However there was one bird that did not respond to the treatment and was ultimately euthanatized.|
|Surgery||May be needed if the infection becomes severe or persistent.|
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