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  • Autoimmune therapy in canine atopic dermatitis.

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    Author(s) : Gupta, D. K.Amita TiwariShukla, P. C.Amrata Patel

    Author Affiliation : Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science and A. H. Jabalpur, MP, India.

    Author Email : amitasandhu@gmail.com

    Journal article : Environment and Ecology 2017 Vol.35 No.2A pp.845-847 ref.4

    Abstract : In present study, an effort was made to diagnosis the case of CAD on the basis of clinical signs, hematological examination and treat it by autoimmune therapy. The study was conducted in a dog (18 month old male pug, weighing 9 kg) presented with the clinical symptoms of itching, erythema, alopecia, scratch marks, lichenification and hyperpigmentation. In suspicion of canine atopic dermatitisatopic dermatitisSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , routine hematologyhematologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    hematologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    and differential leukocyte count was carried out in blood and results revealed eosinophilia. Other hematological parameters were unremarkable. Immediate treatment started with autohemotherapy (autologous blood collected from saphenus vein and immediately reinjected intramuscularly @ 1 ml/10 kg b wt, weekly interval). Initially the animal showed no recovery even after 2nd dose but after 3rd dose of auto-hemotherapy, signs of clinical recovery were observed and after 4th dose of autohemotherapy the dog recovered completely.

    ISSN : 0970-0420

    URL : http://www.environmentandecology.com/

    Record Number : 20173139050

    Publisher : MKK Publication

    Location of publication : Kolkata

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

    Language of summary : English

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    Organism descriptor(s) : dogsdogsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : atopic dermatitisatopic dermatitisSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , clinical aspectsclinical aspectsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , efficacyefficacySubject Category: Properties
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    , haematologyhaematologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , potencypotencySubject Category: Properties
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    , skinskinSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , skin diseasesskin diseasesSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    Identifier(s) : autoimmune therapy, clinical picture, dermatoses, dermis, hematologyhematologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    Broader term(s) : CaniscanisSubject Category: Organism Names
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