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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

A successful therapeutic management of Demodex canis infestation in dog: A case report

Author(s):
Prerona Patowary, Gautam Bordoloi, Manoj Kumar Kalita, Sanjib Khargharia, Mridu Pavan Baishya, L Sanathoi Khuman, Dwipjyoti Mahanta, Kandarpa Boruah, Aditya Baruah and Karuna Saikia
Abstract:
A ten month old local male dog was presented with a history of inappetence, severe itching alopecia, erythema, dullness, papular and pustular lesions on face, fore limbs, hind limbs, ventral abdomen, inner thigh, loin region and tail. On the basic of history, clinical findings, hematological parameters and skin scraping confirm the case of generalized demodicosis. The dog was treated with acaricide, Anthelmintic, Keratolytic agent, Antibiotic, Antihistaminic and immunostimulant. Treatment was continued until complete recovery of the animal. Two consecutive negative skin scrapings after treatment were considered as recovery from Demodex canis.
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How to cite this article:
Prerona Patowary, Gautam Bordoloi, Manoj Kumar Kalita, Sanjib Khargharia, Mridu Pavan Baishya, L Sanathoi Khuman, Dwipjyoti Mahanta, Kandarpa Boruah, Aditya Baruah and Karuna Saikia. A successful therapeutic management of Demodex canis infestation in dog: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 149-152.

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