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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Therapeutic management of canine ehrlichiosis in a Rottweiler: A case report

Author(s):
Shraddha Sinha, SK Maiti, HK Ratre, MO Kalim, Neeti Bante, Richa Chourasia, Renuka Mishra and B Reddy
Abstract:
An adult female Labrador Retriever dog was presented at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, DSVCKV, Anjora, Durg in lateral recumbency with history of anorexia, high fever, severe panting, having tick infestation, profuse nasal bleeding and bloody vomition. Clinical examination showed light pink conjunctiva. Haematological finding showed slight anaemia and thrombocytopenia. Parasitological examination found it to be positive for Ehrlichia canis and confirmed ticks to be Rhipicephalus sanguineus. On the day of presentation to hospital Oxytetracycline @ 20 mg/kg IV along with Normal saline 250 ml IV, Meloxicam @ 2.5mg/kg BW IM, pantoprazole @ 1mg/kg BW I/V, Botropase Intranasally, Orofer – S @ 50mg as total dose at alternate days, Ethamsylate 5 mg/kg BW, Ondansetron @ 0.5 mg/kg BW for 5 days, Romiplostim @ 3-5 mcg at weekly interval for 3 weeks followed by Doxycycline @ 10mg/kg P.O. for 21 days and two doses imidocarb dipropionate @6.6mg/kg BW at 21 days interval along with supportive treatments. The dog recovered uneventfully after 7 days of BID treatment.
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How to cite this article:
Shraddha Sinha, SK Maiti, HK Ratre, MO Kalim, Neeti Bante, Richa Chourasia, Renuka Mishra and B Reddy. Therapeutic management of canine ehrlichiosis in a Rottweiler: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1298-1300.
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