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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) induced otitis externa complicated by secondary bacterial infection in Persian cats

Author(s):
Sunil Punia, Tarun Kumar, Maneesh Sharma and Divya Agnihotri
Abstract:
Ear mite infestation is a common cause of otitis in cats. Ear mite induced otitis externa complicated with Staphylococci spp. and E.Coli was diagnosed in two Persian cats which were housed in same premises. For treatment, two doses of ivermectin @ 0.2 mg / Kg body weight were given subcutaneously at 15 days interval along with 0.3% gentamicin and 0.3% moxifloxacin otic drops (as per culture sensitivity reports of individual case) for five days after cleaning ear with 2% Salicylic acid ear drops. After three days of treatment, clinical symptoms disappeared. No agents of Otodectes cynotis were identified by microscopic examination on seventh and fourteenth day post treatment.
Pages: 956-959  |  572 Views  362 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sunil Punia, Tarun Kumar, Maneesh Sharma and Divya Agnihotri. Ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) induced otitis externa complicated by secondary bacterial infection in Persian cats. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 956-959.

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