Infectious Caprine Keratoconjuctivitis in a Beetal buck: A Case Report
Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 1 doi: 10.5376/ijmvr.2015.05.0001
Received: 04 Nov., 2014 Accepted: 28 Jan., 2015 Published: 17 Feb., 2015
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Mughal et al., 2015, Infectious Caprine Keratoconjuctivitis in a Beetal buck: A Case Report, International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research, Vol.5, No.1 1-7 (doi: 10.5376/ijmvr.2015.05.0001)
In the present communication a case of infectious caprine keratoconjuctivitis in a Beetal buck is presented. The back was brought at Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan with the complaint of anorexia, lacrimation and partial blindness. The unremarkable findings of the complete clinical examination were elevated rectal temperature, a decreased skin tenting time, mucopurulent occular discharge, corneal opacity, corneal ulceration and partial blindness. The increased level leukocytic count was only the signicant findings of complete blood cell count. Sample of corneal scraping was collected from the both eyes results of which yielded Mycoplasma caprae. The diagnosis of the infectious caprine keratoconjuctivitis was arrived on the basis of clinical signs, positive acridine results and laboratory investigation. The treatment consisting of oxtetracycine, flunixin meglumine and fluid therapy was instituted. The patient recovered completely after 7 days of treatment.
Infectious caprine keratoconjuctivitis; Acridine dye; Beetal buck; Oxytetracycline
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