Infestation of Oxyuris equi in horse and its successful therapeutic management
HK Behera, GR Jena, D Kumar, P Mohapatra, SK Mishra, R Sahoo and N Dalei
A seven years old Thorough English breed white in colour stallion was presented in T.V.C.C of C.V. Sc & A.H, OUAT BBSR. About 400kg body weight owner’s chief complaint was, severe itching in hind quarter, Anorexia since 2 days and Hair loss and Rubbing of the tail and perianal region. horse was treated with fenbendazole (fentas 1.5gm 2 boli) @7.5mg /kg body wt and repeated after 15 days oxytetracycine@10mg/kg body wt to combat secondary bacterial infection for 3 days. Supporative therapy with vitamin A, D, E, B complex (Intavita H) alternative days for 3 week and chlorpheneramine maleate (Anistamin) 10ml once for 3 days each was given intramuscularly to reduce pruritus with local antiseptic potassium permanganate.KMNO4 0.1%.
How to cite this article:
HK Behera, GR Jena, D Kumar, P Mohapatra, SK Mishra, R Sahoo, N Dalei. Infestation of Oxyuris equi in horse and its successful therapeutic management. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(11):387-389.