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Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)

Therapeutic management of demodicosis in a cross-bred cow: A case report

Author(s):
S Pavithra and R Manikandan
Abstract:
A 5-year-old female Jersey cross-bred cow was presented with hair loss, itching, foul-smelling skin lesion with pustular eruptions in the face, limb, and shoulders in a circular fashion which was diagnosed as a case of demodicosis. The animal was treated with Ivermectin @ 200 μg/kg body weight at the weekly interval, topical Amitraz @ 0.05% solution rinse weekly interval along with supportive therapy. Skin scrapings were negative for Demodex spp. after 4 weeks of treatment and the animal was recovered uneventfully.
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How to cite this article:
S Pavithra, R Manikandan. Therapeutic management of demodicosis in a cross-bred cow: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(2):710-711.
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