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

Therapeutic efficacy of herbal drugs on Canine Distemper infected animals

Author(s): Devi T, Asokkumar M, Vijaya Bharthi M, Ramesh A, Tirumurugaan KG, Venkataramanan R and N Premalatha
Abstract:
Background: Canine Distemper (CD) is an important viral disease of dogs and seasonal prevalence of the disease can be predicted every year in Chennai. Since nervous signs of CD require long time of treatment, it is advisable to utilize herbal drugs. With this aim, the present study was conducted in CD infected dogs.
Methods: Dogs (40) positive for CD by nRT-PCR were selected and they were divided into two groups consist of 20 dogs each. Group - 1 and Group -2 were treated with Conium and Candist respectively for a month. Clinical response was observed and Kaplan–Meier curves were constructed to explore the effectiveness of treatment trials.
Results: Out of 40 dogs, totally 18 had survived (12 in Group-2 and 6 in Group -1). Candist was found to give the better result compared to conium.
Conclusion: Candist saved 60 per cent of the dogs in the trial.
Pages: 1433-1435  |  54 Views  9 Downloads


International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Devi T, Asokkumar M, Vijaya Bharthi M, Ramesh A, Tirumurugaan KG, Venkataramanan R, N Premalatha. Therapeutic efficacy of herbal drugs on Canine Distemper infected animals. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2024;9(1):1433-1435.
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