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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 1753-1758
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.197


Diagnosis and Treatment of Demodecosis with Secondary Bacterial Infection in a Pug-A Case Presentation
Ambica1*, G. Abhinav Kumar Reddy2, Vinay M. Ratnalikar3, Sandepogu Ranjith Kumar4, Keshamoni Ramesh5 and Maramulla Aruna6
Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science,Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030, Telangana state, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Skin infections are most common in dogs, especially pugs are more prone due to its folded skin nature. A Pug of 3 years age weighing around 10 kgwas brought to the Veterinary Clinical Complex, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad with the complaint of alopecia, pruritus, decrease in the appetite and erythematous lesions all over the body. Detailed clinical examination revealed mild increase in temperature (102.50F) and normal heart rate, pulse and respirations. Skin scrapings and bacterial cultural examination revealed mixed infection of Demodicosis and Staphylococcal pyoderma. Hence, both antiparasitic and antibacterial medication was started in a proper way along with anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agents and also supportive therapy with Omega 3, Omega 6 fatty acid supplements, immune boosters and hypoallergenic diet. Animal showed improvement from next day of the therapy and treatment was continued with some modifications for two months. Dog recovered completely and was confirmed by the negative findings in both skin scrapings and bacteriological culture examination complete alleviation of skin lesions.


Keywords: Pug, Demodicosis, Pyoderma, Alopecia, Treatment.
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Ambica. G., G. Abhinav Kumar Reddy, Vinay M. Ratnalikar, Sandepogu Ranjith Kumar, Keshamoni Ramesh and Maramulla Aruna. 2020. Diagnosis and Treatment of Demodecosis with Secondary Bacterial Infection in a Pug-A Case Presentation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 1753-1758. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.197