1. DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT OF SCHISTOSOMA SPINDALE INFECTION IN BUFFALO -A CASE REPORT by

  • 1A. S. PRAJAPATI*, 1A. N. SUTHAR, 2 BHUPAMANI DAS, 1K.D. PATEL AND 1K. M.
Keywords: Schistosoma spindale, Lithium antimony tartrate, Praziquintal.

Abstract

Schistosomiasis is a snail-brone treamatodal infection of domestic animals and man which is prevalent in different parts of Asia. Schistosoma spindale is characterized by frequent diarrhea with blood and mucus, severe dehydration, weight loss and weakness in animals. A case of buffalo was presented at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Deesa with complain of chronic diarrhea, weight loss and weakness. Fecal sample was collected from rectum and examined by direct method and it revealed eggs of Schistosoma spp. Praziquintal is consider as a drug of choice for treatment of Schistosomiasis but due to unavailability of large animal preparation animal was treated with lithium antimony tartrate.  Animal showed decrease frequency of diarrhea, blood and improvement in condition.

Author Biography

1A. S. PRAJAPATI*, 1A. N. SUTHAR, 2 BHUPAMANI DAS, 1K.D. PATEL AND 1K. M.

1A. S. PRAJAPATI*, 1A. N. SUTHAR, 2 BHUPAMANI DAS, 1K.D. PATEL AND 1K. M. JADHAV

DEPARTMENT OF 1MEDICINE AND 2CLINICS

  1. V. M. JHALA CLINICAL COMPLEX, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY SCIENCE,

SARDARKRUSHINAGARCDANTIWADA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, SARDARKRUSHINAGAR, GUJARAT-385535.

Corresponding author’s e-mail:   ankitprjpt1@gmail.com

Published
2018-09-01
How to Cite
2 BHUPAMANI DAS, 1K.D. PATEL AND 1K. M.1. S. P. 1. N. S. (2018). 1. DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT OF SCHISTOSOMA SPINDALE INFECTION IN BUFFALO -A CASE REPORT by. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, 103. Retrieved from http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/1343