F10 articles and case studies

These articles are a selection of professional user reviews and papers. Some (including the 'The Facts' series) are produced by Health and Hygiene, developers and manufacturers of the F10 range, others are from outside sources and made available for use by Health and Hygiene.

UK readers - Please see the additional information at the foot of this page. 

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Amphibians

The Facts, Issue 6 - F10, A Novel Product Range Most Suited to Zoological Medicine (addressing issues of wound management, nebulising, flushing, fogging, dermatomycoses and hospital hygiene).

The Facts, Issue 17 - The use of F10 as a treatment for bacterial and fungal disease in anurans

Keep it Clean – A Tasmanian field hygiene manual to prevent the spread of freshwater pests and pathogens (external link)

Antifungal efficacy of F10SC veterinary disinfectant against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis - article from International Society for Human and Animal Mycology  (external link)

Technical bulletin - F10 treatment of chytridiomycosis


Avian

The Facts, Issue 1 - Respiratory Disease in Exotics and Small Animals

The Facts, Issue 2 - Control of Circovirus Infection in Pscittacine Birds using F10SC Disinfectant and Avian Gamma Interferon (addressing issues of F10SC Disinfectant to Decontaminate Aviaries)

The Facts, Issue 4 - Determination of Disinfectant Residues in Tissue After Oral Supplementation of Drinking Water with F10SC Disinfectant

The Facts, Issue 8 - The Use of F10 in Falcon Medicine: Practical Applications (addressing issues of biosecurity, fogging, nebulising, flushing, bumblefoot and incubation).

The Facts, Issue 9 - The Role of F10 Products in the Aviculture Health and Hygiene Strategy at the New International Centre for Birds of Prey (addressing issues of biosecurity, fogging, nebulising, flushing, bumblefoot and incubation)

The Facts, Issue 14F10 Used in the Process of Enucleation and Exenteration in Exotic Animals

Falco newsletter, Issue 17 - Aerosol treatment of falcons with aspergillosis in the UAE (external link)

Falco newsletter, Issue 20 – Aspergillosis: therapy and prevention in Raptors (external link)

Falco newsletter, Issue 30 – Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Phenotype Infection in a Saker Falcon (external link)

Falco newsletter, Issue 35 – The use of F10 in falcon medicine: practical applications (external link)

 
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Biosecurity

The Facts, Issue 5 - The Need for Biosecurity in a Veterinary Practice Today

The Facts, Issue 12 - Biofilms: Importance and Control in Biosecurity and Disease Management from a Veterinary Perspective (addressing issues of inert and biological biofilm, biosecurity and wound management)


Equine

The Facts, Issue 10 - Some Experiences and Successes with F10 Products in Equine Practice (addressing issues of wound management, wound irrigation, nasal flushing, uterine flushing, ringworm, veneral infection and infection control)

The Facts, Issue 11 - Experiences with F10 in Equine Practice (addressing issues of ringworm, veneral infection, pedal osteitis, wound management and wound irrigation).

The Facts, Issue 21 - Wound management: The remarkable road to recovery of a Lesotho pony called JoJo


Reptiles

The Facts, Issue 7 - Some Experiences in the Use of F10 in the Treatment of Reptiles (addressing issues of biosecurity, nebulising, nasal flushing, wound irrigation, soak therapy, wound management and fungal dermatitis).

The Facts, Issue 14F10 Used in the Process of Enucleation and Exenteration in Exotic Animals

The Facts, Issue 16Traumatic Facial Wound in a Nile Monitor


Small mammals

The Facts, Issue 1 - Respiratory Disease in Exotics and Small Animals

The Facts, Issue 6 - F10, A Novel Product Range Most Suited to Zoological Medicine (addressing issues of wound management, nebulising, flushing, fogging, dermatomycoses and hospital hygiene)

The Facts, Issue 15Managing Dog Bite Wounds and Fly-strike in Hedgehogs


Wildlife and zoological medicine

The Facts, Issue 6 - F10, A Novel Product Range Most Suited to Zoological Medicine (addressing issues of wound management, nebulising, flushing, fogging, dermatomycoses and hospital hygiene).

The Facts, Issue 13 - F10 Used to Treat Abscesses in Two African Elephants (addressing issues of abscesses, flushing, wound management and wound irrigation).


Notice to readers of these articles

These issues have been produced with the aim of sharing veterinarian’s and other professional’s research and experiences. Most of the articles/papers have been pre-sented at national and international conferences.

It should be noted that in some issues reference is made to the use of F10SC Veterinary Disinfectant in “off-label” treatment applications in addition to its use as a hard surface and air space environmental disinfectant. As indicated in later issues a separate label, F10 Antiseptic Solution, has been created to include these “off-label” applications. The F10 Antiseptic Solution is one of a group of treatment products accepted under the Exemption for Small Pet Animals:

F10 Antiseptic Solution a topical application for nebulisation, nasal and sinus flushing, wound irrigation, large volume lavage, skin decontamination.

F10 Germicidal Wound Spray with Insecticide a topical spot application liquid spray effective against bacteria and fungi to treat wounds and prevent re-infection and repel flies or prevent or eliminate infestations due to fly strike.

F10 Germicidal Barrier Ointment effective against bacteria and fungi to treat open wounds and contaminated wounds and prevent re-infection.

F10 Germicidal Barrier Ointment with Insecticide a topical spot application ointment effective against bacteria and fungi to treat open wounds and prevent re-infection and repel flies or prevent or eliminate infestations due to fly strike.

F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo a dermatological preparation for the treatment of bactericidal conditions (Polytraumatic Dermatitis, Superficial Pyoderma, Skin Fold Dermatitis), yeast conditions (Malasseziasis), and fungi as a skin treatment and to prevent re-infestation.

F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo with Insecticide a dermatological preparation for the treatment of bactericidal conditions (Polytraumatic Dermatitis, Superficial Pyoderma, Skin Fold Dermatitis), yeast conditions (Malasseziasis), and fungi as a skin treatment and to prevent re-infestation and repel insects.

These veterinary medicines are legally marketed in accordance with the Exemption for Small Pet Animals, administered by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate of the UK. This Scheme applies to medicines for administration to a number of species which are kept exclusively as pets: - pigeons, cage birds (including birds of prey), tortoises, small rodents (including hamsters, guinea pigs, mice and rats), rabbits and ferrets.

These veterinary medicines may be used on other species, if in the opinion of the veterinarian, the product would be the most effective treatment for the indications presented.