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Re: Rat Bites


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Posted by T.B on March 18, 2003 at 18:59:56:

In Reply to: Rat Bites posted by jason on March 18, 2003 at 13:53:38:

Jason, the main risk from the type of puncture wounds produced by rodents is systemic infection. The symptoms may not become apparent for several days and at that point it is a much more serious and difficult condition to treat. I would strongly urge you to see a vet for a course of systemic antibiotics. Your situation is straight forward so costs should be minimal.

T.B



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