Image Quiz: Chronically pruritic and odoriferous ears in a basset hound (Sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health), Answer A
Incorrect. While the odor may lead one to think that an anaerobic organism is the underlying cause, this is unlikely. Moreover, the exudate is not purulent.
Acknowledgement: The author wishes to thank Ross Bond, DVM, BVMS, PhD, DVD, MRCVS, DECVD, for the use of the photo in this quiz and for his technical guidance.