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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Notoedric mange in cats: It’s treatment and zoonotic importance

Author(s):
Shraddha Sinha, SK Maiti, HK Ratre, L Raj and Neeti Bante
Abstract:
Two domestic cats were presented at TVCC, DSVCKV, Anjora, DURG with clinical signs showing alopecia, severe pruritis, a rough hair coat, itchy crust and scales, and lichenification on the ear margins, face, neck, and forelimbs were found to have Notoedric mange. Owner also mentioned that they had been experiencing severe itching for the past week. Laboratory finding of skin scrapings for Notoedres cati was found positive. Ivermectin @ 200µg/kg b.w. SC was administered at 15 days interval as a therapy to affected cats at weekly intervals for three weeks. At the 14th day after medication, the afflicted cats and owner displayed improvement with clinical sign remissions and the affected cats were found negative for Notoedres cati in skin scraping examination.
Pages: 2061-2062  |  346 Views  272 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shraddha Sinha, SK Maiti, HK Ratre, L Raj and Neeti Bante. Notoedric mange in cats: It’s treatment and zoonotic importance. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 2061-2062.

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