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Journal of Animal Health and Production

Research Article
J. Anim. Health Prod. 1 (3): 29 - 31
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Tarun Kumar1*, Devan Arora2, Davinder Singh2
1Bovian healthcare Pvt. Ltd, SSR Corporate Park, Faridabad, India; 2Department of Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
*Corresponding author: tarunvet@gmail.com

ABSTRACT
Multiple antibiotic resistance patterns in the poultry sector are making most of the bacterial disease outbreaks unmanageable for poultry consultants/ practitioners. Moxifloxacin possess broad spectrum antibacterial activity against Gram–positive and Gram–negative bacteria, anaerobes and atypical organisms. Salmonella isolates from broilers showed maximum sensitivity (86.6 %) for Moxifloxacin whereas sensitivity against E.coli was 80%. Moxifloxacin effectively and successfully treated outbreaks of complicated chronic disease in broiler flocks with the dose of 5 mg/kg body weight in 3 days.

Key Words: Moxifloxacin,;Mofoi; Broilers