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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Therapeutic management of sarcoptic mange in a rabbit

Author(s):
Amith NG, Vidyasagar and Deepika Jamadhar
Abstract:
One year old rabbit was presented to veterinary dispensary, Chandrappa circle, Bangalore south taluk, Bangalore urban with the history of severe pruritus and alopecia on ears and legs. Clinical examination of the rabbits revealed erythematous, scabby and dry crusty lesions on both ear margin and legs. Deep and superficial skin scrapings were collected from ear margins upon microscopic examination large number of Sarcoptes scabiei mites under low power objective Treatment was done with subcutaneous injection of Ivermectin at 400 mcg per kg body weight and Intramuscular injection of vitamin A, D, E combination at 0.2ml per kg body weight at weekly intervals for 3 weeks. Supportive therapy with multivitamin rabbit drops at 4 drops twice a day was given. Rabbit was recovered completely and No relapse of infestation was observed during the 6 month observation period following the treatment.
Pages: 1854-1856  |  297 Views  126 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amith NG, Vidyasagar and Deepika Jamadhar. Therapeutic management of sarcoptic mange in a rabbit. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1854-1856.

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