Nutritional Articles

Partial Parenteral Nutrition in Equine Neonatal Clostridial Enterocolitis (original title)

Published: 2003-06-25

Partielle parenterale Ernährung bei neonataler Clostridien-Enterocolitis(German).
German summary of the original study of Tillotson et al. (2002) which provides tools for the nutritional management of equine neonatal clostridial enterocolitis. Foals with this disease are often unable to ingest anything orally and are in a negative energy balance. Although the nutritional requirements of sick neonatal foals are unclear the authors devised a neonatal partial parenteral nutrition recipe and plan of administration which is user-friendly and cost-effective.

Original Reference
Tillotson, K. Traub-Dargatz, J.L. and Morgan, P.K. 2002. Partial Parenteral Nutrition in Equine Neonatal Clostridial Enterocolitis. Compendium-on-Continuing-Education-for-the-Practicing-Veterinarian., 24: 12, 964-969.

German summary
Pferdeheilkunde 19: 2003. p 328

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