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Table 4 Management (by the veterinarian, according to the herder) of infectious keratoconjunctivitis in semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer t. tarandus). Question if a veterinarian is initiating measures—what measures are most common?

From: Herding conditions related to infectious keratoconjunctivitis in semi-domesticated reindeer: a questionnaire-based survey among reindeer herders

Measures by the veterinarian Percentage of responders (n = 34)a
Ophthalmic ointment containing antibiotics 41
Systemic treatment with antibiotics 3
Both systemic and local (ointment) antibiotic treatment 6
Slaughter the animal (consumption) 56
Euthanasia 12
Other action (not specified) 38
  1. a Multiple answers were given by some responders