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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:3, March, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(3): 2440-2444

Therapeutic management of Ehrlichiosis in German Shepherd Dog: A Case Reports
Y. P. Maheshwarappa*, Shivanagouda S Patil, C. R. Swapna, M. Chandrashekarappa, A. M. Kotresh and B. S. Pradeep
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A 3-year-old male German Shepherd dog weighing 26 kg is presented to Referral Veterinary Polyclinic and Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, ICAR- IVRI, Izatnagar, with the history of reduced food intake, dullness, weakness in all limbs since 1 week, edema of the scrotum and all limbs since 3 days. Clinical examination revealed elevated rectal temperature-104.30 F, tachycardia, increased respiratory rate, pale mucous membrane along with ticks over the body was noticed. Haematological examination showed decreased RBC count-1.93million/cmm, Leucocyte count-8100/cmm, Neutrophils-75.6%, lymphocyte count-20.6%, Monocyte count-3.8%, decreased HB- 4.9g%, Thrombocytopenia-80000/microlitre. Serum biochemistry has shown normal Creatinine value-1.1mg/dl and elevated SGPT value-218 IU/L. On blood smear examination with Giemsa staining, Ehrlichia Morulae were noticed in Monocytes suggestive of Canine Ehrlichiosis.

Keywords: edema of the scrotum and all limbs food intake, dullness

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Maheshwarappa. Y. P., Shivanagouda S Patil, C. R. Swapna, M. Chandrashekarappa, A. M. Kotresh and Pradeep. B. S. 2020. Therapeutic management of Ehrlichiosis in German Shepherd Dog: A Case Reports.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(3): 2440-2444. doi:
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