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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Concurrent infection of Babesia gibsoni and Eimeria exigua in a persian cat

Author(s):
PI Ganesan, Mamta Meena and Om Prakash Meena
Abstract:
A persian male cat, aged 6 months, get admitted in a private veterinary clinic in Jaipur city, with the clinical signs of anorexia, temperature, pneumonia, hepatopathy, yellowish urine, haemorrhagic enteritis and dehydration. Investigation of the blood smear revealed the RBCs infected with Babesia gibsoni and the stool was infestated with Eimeria exigua. The Persian cat was treated successfully for Babesia gibsoni with primaquine phosphate, 1 mg percat with 36 hours interval by 4 treatments, then 1mg percat at every 7 days for 4 treatments with supportive therapy. The cat was treated orally with Sulfadimethoxine against Eimeria exigua (50 mg/kg body weight) for a period of 7 days. This study confirm the concurrent infection of Babesia gibsoni and the Eimeria exigua in a Persian cat and its successful clinical recovery.
Pages: 178-179  |  200 Views  119 Downloads
How to cite this article:
PI Ganesan, Mamta Meena and Om Prakash Meena. Concurrent infection of Babesia gibsoni and Eimeria exigua in a persian cat. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 178-179.
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