|You have your vet palpate the mare, he says she is in the luteal
phase or diestrus period of her cycle. He can find no follicular
activity that indicates that she is ready to be bred. He is not sure of
the Uterine tone and he recommends that a uterine culture is done (by
passing a swab into the uterus to obtain an endometrial mucosal sample).
The culture is used to determine what, if any, bacterial organisms are
present and their antibiotic sensitivity.
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