Adverse outcome of using tilmicosin in a lamb with multiple ventricular septal defects
A 15-day-old, 6.08 kg, lamb was injected Subcutaneously with tilmicosin 15 mg/kg body weight. Approximately 15 min later, the lamb died. During necropsy, the heart was found to have multiple ventricular septal defects. Death was attributed to sudden heart failure due to the cardiac effects of tilmicosin in a heart having congenital defects.