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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Therapeutic management of concurrent infection of coccidiosis and theileriosis in a calf

Author(s):
Kuldeep Saini, Manu Jaiswal, Bhavna Rathore, Rajat Varshney and Praveen Panwar
Abstract:
A cross-bred female calf of about one month old was presented with high fever, dull, depressed haemorrhagic diarrhea and inappetance from last two days at Teaching veterinary clinical complex (TVCC), Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education & Research, Jaipur in the month of December 2018. Un-sporulated oocysts in stool sample, 5500 oocysts per gram (OPG) count of stool sample, morphological characteristics of artificial potassium dichromate induced sporulated oocysts and micrometry pointed towards heavy infection of Eimeria zuernii in calf concurrent infection of theileriosis was ruled out with the presence of piroplasma in peripheral blood smears and Koch Blue body in pre-scapular lymph node biopsy. The calf was treated successfully with Sulphadiazine and trimethoprim, buparvaquone and supportive therapy. The calf was recovered gradually and started normal feeding 6th day onwards.
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How to cite this article:
Kuldeep Saini, Manu Jaiswal, Bhavna Rathore, Rajat Varshney, Praveen Panwar. Therapeutic management of concurrent infection of coccidiosis and theileriosis in a calf. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):843-845.

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