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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

A case study of Paecilomyces lilacinus reported in Indian soft shelled turtle and red-eared slider

Author(s):
Hemanth Kumar R, Rishika V and Praveen Raj M
Abstract:
Paecilomyces lilacinus is a pathogenic fungus associated with white spots, lesions and shell rot in turtles. Indian soft shelled turtle and a red-eared slider, a semiaquatic turtle were presented to the Doctor dog animal hospital with white spots and shell rot on the carapace respectively After physical examination and laboratory analysis it was confirmed to be an infection caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus. Ketoconazole, Mupirocin and Enrofloxacin proved to be effective in treating fungal and secondary bacterial infection in turtles.
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How to cite this article:
Hemanth Kumar R, Rishika V and Praveen Raj M. A case study of Paecilomyces lilacinus reported in Indian soft shelled turtle and red-eared slider. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1418-1419.

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