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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

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.2021.10(1): 1710-1715

Therapeutic Management of Babesia gibsoni Induced Acute Kidney Injury in a Rottweiler Dog: A Case Report
A. Enbavelan, A. Kumaravel, N. Muniyappan and S. Dhiviya
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Collectorate campus, Krishnagiri, India
*Corresponding author

A female Rottweiler aged 8 months was presented with the history of pyrexia, anorexia, lethargy and Epitasis to the GP pet clinic in Dharmapuri. Upon clinical examination, animal had high body temperature (40.10), congested mucous membrane and lymphadenopathy. On hematology showed anemia and the presence of piroplasms of B.gibsoni (++) and in serum biochemistry revels increased BUN, creatinine and phosphorous values indicated that acute renal failure. Drug of choice Imidocarb at 6.6mg/kg body weight is given intramuscularly along with fluids is given for correcting acid – base and electrolytes. Triple therapy was initiated with Clindamycin @ 25mg/kg body weight, Metronidazole @15mg/kg by orally for twice daily and Doxycycline @ 10mg/kg once in a day for 14 days. On the 15th day the animal recovered completely and peripheral blood smear has negative for the parasitic infecton. The present study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of Triple therapy in internal infection of Babesia gibsoni in dog.

Keywords: Babesia gibsoni, Acute Kidney Injury

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Enbavelan, P. A., A. Kumaravel, N. Muniyappan and Dhiviya, S. 2021. Therapeutic Management of Babesia gibsoni Induced Acute Kidney Injury in a Rottweiler Dog: A Case Report.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 1710-1715. doi:
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