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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 4
Concurrent infection of Toxocariasis and Ancylostomiasis in a puppy and its Therapeutic management: A case report

M Sivakumar, S Yogeshpriya, M Saravanan, T Arulkumar, S Krishnakumar, K Jayalakshmi, M Veeraselvam and P Selvaraj

The present case study is about the concurrent infection of Toxocara canis and Ancylostoma caninum in a dog. A mongrel dog about 5 month of age was presented to Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex (TVCC), Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu, Thanjavur on April 2017 with the history of dullness, reduced food intake, vomiting and having bloody diarrhea since 2 days. There is no history of vaccination and deworming. On clinical examination revealed foul smelling bloody diarrhoea on very first day and on second day it voided feces along with the worm and poor hair coat. Faecal examination showed presence of T. canis and A. caninum eggs. Dog was treated with pyrantel pamoate @5 mg/kg b.wt PO for three consecutive days and animal stabilized with fluid and supportive Vitamin B complex therapy. On re-examination of faecal sample after a week of treatment, were found negative for parasitic eggs. Dogs showed uneventful recovery after treatment.
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How to cite this article:
M Sivakumar, S Yogeshpriya, M Saravanan, T Arulkumar, S Krishnakumar, K Jayalakshmi, M Veeraselvam, P Selvaraj. Concurrent infection of Toxocariasis and Ancylostomiasis in a puppy and its Therapeutic management: A case report. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(4):1289-1292.
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