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Authors: Chandrasekaran, D
Senthil, N.R
Kavitha, S
Subapriya, S
Jeyaraja, K
Vairamuthu, S
Title: Neutrophilic Ehrlichiosis in a Dog – A Case Report
Publisher: The Indian Veterinary Journal
Citation: Indian Vet. J., August 2016, 93 (08) : 53 - 54
Language: en
Type: Article
Agrotags: Dog
Ehrlichia ewingi- neutrophil
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Abstract: A 10 month old male Spitz dog was presented with a history of inappetance and vomiting for 4 days. The animal was dull and depressed with pale conjunctival mucous membrane, enlarged lymphnodes and elevated temperature. Haematology revealed anemia, leukocytosis and thrombocytopenia. Blood smear was positive for Ehrlichia ewingii. Serum biochemistry showed an increase in BUN and creatinine. The case was treated with Normal saline, Pantaprazole parenterally and advised oral tab Doxycycline, Pantaprazole and suspension Thrombup for 28 days. The animal showed uneventful clinical recovery after a month.
Issue Date: 2016-08
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