Clinical & Field Article | Veterinary Pathology

Tropical Theileriosis in Cattle reared in an Endemic Area of Bihar Known for Arsenic Toxicity : Preliminary Observations

Rashmi Rekha Kumari, Ravi Kumar, Pallav Shekhar, M.K. Tripathi, and Pankaj Kumar

Bihar Veterinary College, Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna-800 014, BIHAR

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal December 2021 : 98 (12) - pages 30 to 32
(Received: , Accepted: )


The present study report subclinical arsenic toxicity in a cattle unit suffering concurrent severe infection caused by Theileria annulata. It is presumed that the exposure of arsenic resulted in high severity of T.annulata infection, because of the lowered immunity under arsenic exposure. These infected animals were successfully treated with specific and supportive therapies

Key Words: Arsenic, Theileria, Cattle, Bihar

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