F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo is based on F10SC Veterinary Disinfectant and is a safe and highly effective product. Suitable for dogs, cats and horses as a skin treatment against bacterial and fungal infections. F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo is an excellent product for treating common conditions and preventing re-infection. Pathogens targeted include ringworm (Microsporum and Trichophyton), Staphylococcal bacterial infections and “hot spots”, in addition to yeast infections.
A dermatological preparation effective against bacteria and fungi as a skin treatment and to prevent re-infestation in dogs, cats and horses. For example, the following bacterial conditions (Pyotraumatic Dermatitis, Superficial Pyoderma, Skin Fold Dermatitis), yeast (Malasseziasis) and fungal conditions (Dermatophytosis).
The antimicrobial action of the preparation is based upon the proprietary branded F10 compound. At the concentrations in the product, F10 has been assessed as giving a >log5 reduction in microbial counts against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, fungi, yeasts and moulds. The group of keratinophilic fungi is very large. However, only two genera, known as dermatophytes, cause disease (i.e. ringworm) in animals. The genera involved are Microsporum spp. and Trichophyton spp.
F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo is effective in a contact time of at least 15 minutes, however, three repeat treatments applied every other day is the recommended treatment protocol.