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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 1
First page : (154) Last page : (156)
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A Case Report on Aspiration Pneumonia in Mare

Neelam*, Jai Bhagwan, Ricky Jhambh and V. K. Jain

Department of Veterinary Medicine
LLR University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar – 125004, Haryana
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Received: 7.01.2019 | Revised: 10.02.2019 | Accepted: 15.02.2019  



A mare of about four years age was presented to VCC, LUVAS, Hisar with the history of inappropriate administration of medication. On admission the mare was dull, anorectic, pyrexic, tachypnoeic, tachycardiac, dyspnoeic and coughing. Auscultation of the lungs revealed crackling sounds and radiographic examination revealed pneumonic changes in lungs. The mare was treated with inj. ceftriaxone 10 mg/kg b.wt. I/M inj flunixin meglumin 1mg/kg b.wt I/M, inj  Ascorbic acid 20 mg/kg b.wt. I/M and steam inhalation with levolin capsules; along with oral  administration of electuary catcough and catone powder for seven days. Mare started feeding after two days of treatment and recovered completely after fourteen days of treatment.

Key words: Respiratory; Aspiration; Pneumonia; Treatment; Ceftriaxone.

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Cite this article: Neelam, Bhagwan, J., Jhambh, R. and Jain, V. K., A Case Report on Aspiration Pneumonia in Mare, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(1): 154-156 (2019). doi: