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Vol. 9, Issue 1, Part I (2024)

Ehrlichiosis in dogs: An occurrence study

Author(s): Krishan Kumar Yadav, Devendra Kumar Gupta, Pratibha Sharma and Manju Sahu
Abstract: The present study was aimed to know the occurrence of ehrlichiosis in dog population in and outskirt of Jabalpur, (M.P.) A total of 4875 dogs (2925 male and 1950 female) were screened, presented at Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, N.D.V.S.U., Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, from July, 2021 to December, 2021. Among dog population 207 dogs (110 male and 97 female) exhibited clinical signs suspected to ehrlichiosis. The overall occurrence of ehrlichiosis in dogs was found to be 0.55% (27/4875). However, among dogs suspected for ehrlichiosis, it was 13.04% (27/207). Sex wise occurrence of ehrlichiosis was recorded higher in male (59.25%) as compare to female (40.74%). Intermittent fever was the most prevalent clinical sign observed in dogs (85.15%), followed by bleeding tendency/ epistaxis (66.66%), pale mucous membrane (62.96%), laboured breathing (48.14%) and arthritis/swelling of legs (37.03%). Maximum occurrence was recorded in 1-3 years of dogs i.e. 48.14%. Amongst different breeds suspected, German shepherd had the highest occurrence (37.03%), followed by Labrador retriever (22.22%).
Pages: 634-637  |  49 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Krishan Kumar Yadav, Devendra Kumar Gupta, Pratibha Sharma, Manju Sahu. Ehrlichiosis in dogs: An occurrence study. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2024;9(1):634-637.
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