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Management of Haemabartonellosis in a Pitbull Dog

MiyayuSonetaSofyan, Herinda Pertiwi, AifaHazurin Rusman, Nabiha Rosman, Juriah Binti Kamaludeen, Tri BhawonoDadi, and Ira Sari Yudaniayanti

Department of Veterinary Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Airlangga University, JalanMulyorejo – Surabaya 60115 East Java Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal January 2020: 97 (1) - pages 60 to 61
(Received: September, 2019, Accepted: October, 2019)


A three years old, male dog, weighing 19 kg, of Pitbull breed presented for general check up and blood test at Veterinary Teaching Hospital of Airlangga University, Surabaya. Based on chemistry blood test, complete blood count (CBC) and blood parasite test the dog was diagnosed with Haemabartonellosis due Mycoplasma haemocanis with anaemia. It was treated with haematinics and broad-spectrum antibiotics, doxycycline. The dog was totally back to the normal condition after prolonged treatment

Key Words: Dog, Haemabartonellosis, Mycoplasma haemocanis.

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