Urinary tract infection in a Cavia porcellus
Prashant Salve, Ravindrakumar Hatzade and Sunil Waghmare
Urinary tract infection is common in female guinea pigs because of their shorter urethras. A female guinea pig, aged 5 months and weighing 600gm was presented to the Teaching Veterinary Clinical complex, Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Akola with the complaint of haematuria. The case was diagnosed as urinary tract infection on the basis of history, symptoms, clinical examination and USG examination. The case was treated with antibiotics, NSAIDS and supportive treatment. The Guinea Pig showed complete recovery on 5th day of treatment.
How to cite this article:
Prashant Salve, Ravindrakumar Hatzade and Sunil Waghmare. Urinary tract infection in a Cavia porcellus. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(12S): 140-141.