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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Treatment of fungal infection in rhesus monkey: A case study

Author(s):
S Sinha, PD Diwan, PS Sharma, DK Chaurasia, S Sathpathy, SS Biswal and SK Joshi
Abstract:
Candida spp. is a dimorphic fungi and opportunistic pathogen. It is responsible for skin lesion mostly in fingers tips and genital areas. Lactobacillus bacteria keep the level of Candida spp. in the genital area under control in most cases. Candida can overgrow and produce an illness if Lactobacillus levels are altered in some way. A case presented to Veterinary Clinical Complex, Bhubaneswar with signs of intense itching at the perineal region and hand, superficial lesions on fingers and perineal region in a monkey by microscopic examination the causal agent was found as Candida spp. Fluconazole @ 5mg/kg B. wt. was given as treatment.
Pages: 2101-2102  |  311 Views  116 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Sinha, PD Diwan, PS Sharma, DK Chaurasia, S Sathpathy, SS Biswal and SK Joshi. Treatment of fungal infection in rhesus monkey: A case study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 2101-2102.

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