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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Successful clinical management of canine babesiosis: A case report

Author(s):
Prerona Patowary, Arabinda Phukan, Tolan Ch. Dutta, Bhaben Ch. Baishya, Utpal Barman, Arup Das, Abhijit Deka, Ditul Barman, Bendangla Changkija, Syed A Arif and Deepa Lahkar
Abstract:
A three-years-old male Labrador dog with inappetence, pyrexia, weakness, vomiting, blood in the urine, and lateral recumbency since a week had been brought in. Clinical examination exhibited icteric mucous membranes, dehydration, high fever as well as ticks on the body surface. Anemia, leucocytosis, and thrombocytopenia were found in the bloodwork. BUN, creatinine, ALT, AST, and total bilirubin levels were all increased in the serum biochemical examination. Babesia gibsoni was found to be present in RBCs under microscope. Babesiosis was identified based on the patient's medical history, clinical symptoms, and laboratory findings. Imidocarbdipropionate, doxycycline, and supportive therapy were all used to treat the dog successfully.
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How to cite this article:
Prerona Patowary, Arabinda Phukan, Tolan Ch. Dutta, Bhaben Ch. Baishya, Utpal Barman, Arup Das, Abhijit Deka, Ditul Barman, Bendangla Changkija, Syed A Arif and Deepa Lahkar. Successful clinical management of canine babesiosis: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 185-187.

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