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Podcast Transcript

Antibiotics are one of the most common medications that people recognize, but they are often misunderstood.

Nicole and Jez discuss common misconceptions regarding antibiotics, what they actually do, and why you need a consultation and a prescription for them.

Citations

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Vercelli, C., Della Ricca, M., Re, M., Gambino, G. and Re, G., 2021. Antibiotic Stewardship for Canine and Feline Acute Urinary Tract Infection: An Observational Study in a Small Animal Hospital in Northwest Italy. Antibiotics, 10(5), p.562.

Outro music by Matt Charleston

About the hosts

Dr Nicole Su and Jez Watts

Dr Nicole Su is a veterinarian, Jez Watts is a comedian-biotechnologist, and together they discuss commonly misunderstood topics in the pet and vet world. They live with three rabbits that are their children.