Differential diagnosis of canine distemper and rabies: A case study
Shraddha Sinha, Ashok K Das, Bikash Behera and Niranjana Sahoo
A 2-month-old, unvaccinated stray pup presented at Department of veterinary medicine, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Clinical examination revealed that the dog is showing nervous signs of chorea. Bloody vomition and frothy discharge, bilateral ocular discharge was also seen. As the clinical signs are not clear so in order to rule out whether the nervous signs are due to the rabies or CDV, test has been done by rapid test kit (antigen rapid rabies Ag test kit), saliva and ocular swabs were collected from suspected dog for c-PCR targeting the N gene. This study suggested differential diagnosis of CDV and Rabies showing similar clinical signs or showing concurrent infection.
How to cite this article:
Shraddha Sinha, Ashok K Das, Bikash Behera and Niranjana Sahoo. Differential diagnosis of canine distemper and rabies: A case study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 553-555.