Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)
A successful treatment report on rabbits infected with sarcoptic mange
Anil Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Archana and Nikee Kumari
In the present study two rabbits were presented with the clinical signs of alopecia, intense itching, erythema, and dry crusty lesions on eyes, ears, nose and legs. Skin scrapings revealed Sarcoptes scabiei mites. Treatment was initiated with subcutaneous injection of Ivermectin @ 200 mcg/kg b.wt at weekly intervals for 3 weeks and multivitamins as a supportive therapy @ 5 drops twice a day was given for early recovery. After 3 weeks of treatment, clinical examination revealed marked improvement of lesions and skin scrapings were negative for mites.
How to cite this article:
Anil Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Archana, Nikee Kumari. A successful treatment report on rabbits infected with sarcoptic mange. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(2):01-03.