Diagnosis and treatment of leptospirosis in a dog: a case report

Ananda, K.J.; Suryananarayana, T.; Prathish, P.R.; Sharda, R. and D'Souza, Placid E. (2008) Diagnosis and treatment of leptospirosis in a dog: a case report. Veterinary World, 1 (9). pp. 278-279. ISSN 0972-8988

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The microscopic agglutination test and dark field microscopy can be used for the diagnosis of leptospirosis infection in dogs. Blood analysis of the dog revealed azotemia and hyperphosphatemia, the biochemical values showed elevated liver enzymes. The haematology revealed decreased hemoglobin level, increased PCV and TLC. The infected animal can be successfully treated with streptopenicillin with supportive treatment.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Leptospirosis, Dog, Diagnosis, Streptopencillin, Liver Enzymes, Treatment
Subjects:Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring > Lactams
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacteria > Spirochaetales
Diagnosis > Early Diagnosis
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Spirochaetales Infections
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
-Journal Repositories > Veterinary World
Animal Diseases > Dog Diseases
Organic Chemicals > Amides > Lactams
Bacteria > Bacteria, Aerobic
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
ID Code:3336
Deposited By:Dr Anjum Sherasiya
Deposited On:27 August 2009

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