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Heterogenous Immunoglobulin Y (IgY) Therapy: A New Modality in Canine Parvovirus Enteritis Treatment

V. Naveenkumar, M. Vijaya Bharathi and B. Nagarajan

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai – 600 007, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal May 2019 : 96 (5) - pages 76 to 77
(Received: December, 2018, Accepted: January, 2019)


A ve month old, male, Rottweiler was presented to Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with signs of haemorrhagic diarrhoea, vomiting and inappetence for the past two days. On clinical examination and molecular approach, the case was conrmed as CPV 2. The dog was treated with uids, antibiotics, gastric protectant and antiemetic. In addition to routine therapy Heterogeneous immunoglobulin Y tablet were given for six days. On seventh day the animal was completely recovered. This study recommends the use of heterogeneous immunoglobulin Y (IgY) in canine parvo virus enteritis affected dogs.

Key Words: CPV 2, Rottweiler, IgY therapy, Successive response

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