Myiasis Diagnosis and Treatment in Goat

Journal of Applied Veterinary Science and Technology

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Title Myiasis Diagnosis and Treatment in Goat
 
Creator Fahma, Niswah Nurul
Suhiryanto, Suhiryanto
Soedarmanto, Indarjulianto
Yanuartono, Yanuartono
Nururrozi, Alfarisa
Purnamaningsih, Hary
Raharjo, Slamet
 
Subject Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry
Chrysomya bezziana; Myiasis; Goat; Diclorfention; Oxytetracycline
 
Description Background: Myiasis is a disease caused by an infestation of fly larvae (Chrysomya bezziana) in living tissue. Myiasis cases are common in Indonesia because of the tropical climate. Purpose: This case report is intended to provide information on handling myiasis in goats. Case Analysis: A 2-year-old female goat weighing 30 kg was reported by the farmer because there was a wound in the leg. The goat was examined physically and hematologically. On physical examination, there was a limp on the left front leg caused by an injury with the larvae. Haematological examination results showed leukocytosis with leukocyte count of 13.26 x 103 cells/μL, monocytosis with monocyte counts of 0.63 x 103 cells/μL and anemia with erythrocyte counts of 2.93 x 106 cells/μL. The goat was diagnosed with myiasis and treated by eliminating fly larvae, irrigating the injured part by procaine penicillin and dihydrostreptomycin, spraying the wound using 1% dichlofenthion and intramuscular injection of 20 mg/kg body weight long-acting oxytetracycline and 1 mg/kg body weight diphenhydramine HCl. Conclusion: Three days after treatment, the wound condition has improved.
 
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
 
Contributor
 
Date 2020-10-23
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/JAVEST/article/view/22770
10.20473/javest.V1.I2.2020.29-33
 
Source Journal of Applied Veterinary Science And Technology; Vol 1, No 2 (2020): October 2020; 29-33
2716-117X
2716-1188
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/JAVEST/article/view/22770/12415
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Niswah Nurul Fahma, Suhiryanto Suhiryanto, Indarjulianto Soedarmanto, Yanuartono Yanuartono, Alfarisa Nururrozi, Hary Purnamaningsih, Slamet Raharjo
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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