INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1146) Last page : (1148)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7281
Therapeutic Management of Upper Respiratory Tract Infection in a Foal with Ceftriaxone and Lugol’s Iodine
Neelam*, Jai Bhagwan and V. K. Jain
Department of Veterinary Medicine
LLR University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar – 125004, Haryana
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: 7.11.2018 | Revised: 12.12.2018 | Accepted: 24.12.2018
A filly of about six month age and weighing approximately 100 kg was presented to VCC, LUVAS, Hisar with history of fever (103.2ºF), inappetence, depression, weakness, mucopurulent nasal discharge, enlarged, hot and painful lymph nodes of the throat region and laboured breathing. The animal was treated with inj. ceftriaxone 10 mg/kg b.wt. I/M, inj. ketoprofen 3 mg/kg b.wt. I/M, inj. ascorbic acid 20 mg/kg b.wt I/M and Lugol’s Iodine (five per cent) five ml mixed with 500 ml NSS through slow I/V route for six days. Fever and lymph nodes swelling subsided within three days of treatment. The animal recovered completely after six days of treatment and started feeding normally.
Key words: Respiratory; lymph node; Treatment; Ceftriaxone; Lugol’s Iodine.
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Cite this article: Neelam, Bhagwan, J. and Jain, V.K., Therapeutic Management of Upper Respiratory Tract Infection in a Foal with Ceftriaxone and Lugol’s Iodine, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 1146-1148 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7281