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Haemorrhagic Colitis Due to Buxtonella Sulcata and E.Coli in a Cross Bred Cow

S. Saravanan, T.Anna, K.K. Ponnu Swamy, P. A. Enbavelan, R.C. Sundararajan and R. Ramprabhu

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, TANUVAS, Tirunelveli-627 358, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2019 : 96 (10) - pages 65 to 66
(Received: June, 2019, Accepted: July, 2019)


A two years old Jersey calf cross bred cow was presented with the signs of haemorrhagic diarrhoea with offensive odour and dehydration. Faecal examination revealed concurrent infection of intestinal ciliate protozoa Buxtonella sulcata and E.coli. The case was successfully treated with oxytetracycline along with supportive therapy

Key Words: Buxtonella sulcata, E.coli, infection, dysentery, oxytetracycline

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