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
Full text available as:
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.
Archive Staff Only: edit this record