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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Successful therapeutic management of Sarcoptic mange in Rabbits

Author(s):
Dr. Rashmi Lata Rakesh, Dr. Rashmi S Kashyap, Dr. B Roopali, Dr. Shiv Kumar Sidar, Dr. Preety Singh and Dr. Somesh Kumar Joshi
Abstract:
In the present study, five non-descript rabbits were presented with a history of hair fall, intense itching, scabby and dry crusty lesions on both ear margins. Clinical examination revealed alopecia, erythema, crust formation, scale and scab formation on nose, legs and ear pinna with pruritus. Skin scrapings revealed Sarcoptes scabiei mites. Treatment was done with subcutaneous injection of Ivermectin @ 400 mcg/kg b.wt at weekly intervals for 4 weeks. Supportive therapy with Zincovit drops @ 6 drops twice a day was given orally along with disinfection of cages was done with 1.25% Deltamethrine @ dilution of 5 ml/lit of water. After four weeks, clinical examination revealed marked improvement of lesions and scrapings were negative for mites in both the rabbits.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rashmi Lata Rakesh, Dr. Rashmi S Kashyap, Dr. B Roopali, Dr. Shiv Kumar Sidar, Dr. Preety Singh and Dr. Somesh Kumar Joshi. Successful therapeutic management of Sarcoptic mange in Rabbits. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 2591-2592.
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