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Vol. 8, Issue 11 (2019)

Hypodermosis in cattle: A case report

Author(s):
Parthasarathi BC
Abstract:
Warble fly infestation in cattle is commonly observed throughout the world. In India, majority of warble fly cases reported from northern parts of the country and is caused by the larvae of Hypoderma lineatum. This infestation causing severe economic losses to milk and leather industry. This case reports the occurance and successful treatment of Hypoderma infestation. A Crossbreed cow brought to veterinary hospital with history of soft nodules on dorsolateral part of back region. On squeezing the nodules, larvae came out which was diagnosed as Hypoderma lineatum larva and treated successfully with Ivermectin.
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How to cite this article:
Parthasarathi BC. Hypodermosis in cattle: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(11):161-162.

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