A sandwich spread that can be spread on a sandwich, bread, or a roll has been found to be highly effective against the spread of syphilis in dogs, according to new research.
The research found that the spread was 95 per cent effective against syphilis and 92 per cent efficient against gonorrhoea.
Read more The research was conducted at a dog hospital in the US state of Washington, and involved more than 50 dogs.
The researchers, led by veterinary epidemiologist Dr Joanna O’Neill, said the dogs were given the spread for around five days.
The dogs were initially given the syphilis-preventing spread before being tested for syphilis at the end of the five-day experiment.
Dr O’Neil said it was a “huge leap forward” from the earlier work on the spread.
“We’ve got an idea of how the virus spread through the air, and how it’s spread through food, and we’ve now come up with a method of using the air to spread the virus and get the vaccine to people,” Dr O’Niall said.
But Dr O`Neill said the study had limitations, with only a few dogs participating.
One limitation was that the researchers only tested the spread at night.
In the future, Dr O�Neill said they would be looking to conduct similar studies using more realistic conditions.
She said more dogs could be tested in the future.
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