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P-ISSN: 2709-9415, E-ISSN: 2709-9423

Journal of Research in Chemistry


2022, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Effect of Selamectin spot on in the treatment of Notoedres cati in a Persian kitten


Author(s): Balamurugan N, Devadevi N, Vijayalakshmi P, Rajkumar K and Abiramy Prabavathy A

Abstract: Two months old Persian kitten was presented with a history of scratching on both the ears and neck with erythematous lesions and hair loss on the ears for the last one week. Rectal temperature was 38°C, palpable popliteal lymph nodes, pink conjunctival mucous membrane with normal feeding and voiding habits. Animal showed positive for Pinna Pedal reflex. Skin scraping examination collected from the affected site examined under 40x microscopy confirmed the presence of live motile Notoedres cati. The kitten was applied with Selamectin 6% spot on over the scruff region and further was advised to give bath with Petben™ shampoo at 3 days interval for two week period. The cat was supported with vitamin supplements for a month and Epiotic™ ear drops. After four weeks of treatment animal had an uneventful recovery.

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Balamurugan N, Devadevi N, Vijayalakshmi P, Rajkumar K, Abiramy Prabavathy A. Effect of Selamectin spot on in the treatment of Notoedres cati in a Persian kitten. J Res Chem 2022;3(1):15-16.
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