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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Efficacy of enrofloxacin over cefalexin in the therapeutic management of canine dermatitis

Author(s):
Ditul Barman, A Phukan, DN Kalita, TC Dutta, G Mahato, P Borah, S Rajkhowa and BC Baishya
Abstract:
Canine species has predominantly taken a vital position in human life as a companion animal all around the world. Many of the diseases in canine relates organ specific, however dermatological issues in canines are always challenging. When it comes to the pet parents, any visible dermatological disorders need to be attended by a veterinarian with an urgent basis. In the present research attempts were made to find out the clinical recovery by using two antibiotics. A total of 40 dogs based on the dermatological signs were considered and divided in to two groups comprising 20 dogs in each group. Efficacies of antibiotics were evaluated based on in vitro antimicrobial disc diffusion technique. In-vitro sensitivity pattern of bacteria isolated from dog were studied and sensitivity was found 90% to Ciprofloxacin and 51.11% to Enrofloxacin. One group was administered Enrofloxacin and while the other one was treated with Cefalexin for a period of 2 weeks. In the result Enrofloxacin exhibited better improvement over Cefalexin for the disappearance of dermatological lesions.
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How to cite this article:
Ditul Barman, A Phukan, DN Kalita, TC Dutta, G Mahato, P Borah, S Rajkhowa, BC Baishya. Efficacy of enrofloxacin over cefalexin in the therapeutic management of canine dermatitis. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):2385-2388.

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