SELF ODD VETWRINARY EXPERIENCES
ACTINOMYCOSIS , ACTINO BACILLOSIS AND HEAD/PHASE AILMENTS—
Animal-buffalow,age-adult,village-chabdu(tepra).history-gradual weakness since calving 5 months ago.fast weakness and oligophagia since 12-13 days along with constant dribbling of saliva . no total refusal of food.selective eating of grass avoiding dry but eating lush green.eating feed.frequent up – down shaking of head while picking up grass to mouth.rumination type movements of jaws without food and no froth seen to outside but a clear stingy saliva.no licking by tongue of hand now as earlier .
Clinical signs-HR=N,RR=N,RT=99-100,CMM-BRIGHT PINK,ORAL CAVITY-no shear molars,no grass entangled inside cheek,no foreign body inside any part of mouth and tongue .tongue appeared some enlarged posteriorly.on anterior side of tongue, some pin head sized blackish spots distributed.tongue not examined properly due to darkness at spot and slippery so sliping out of grip.body condition-very much emaciated and hide bound ie. Reduced from 4 quintal to 2 quintal body weight.diagnosis 1-ketosis.treatment no.1-dexamethasone 20 mg i/m and bolus albendazole 3g.diagnosis 2-actinobacillosis.treatment 2-stretopenicillin for 3 days and belamyle for 2 days-no effect.dx 3-liver desease due to fascioliasis or any other reason.rx 3-inj. Neohepatex (60 g liver extract/ml,10 times than belamyle)10 ml after stoppage of saliva dribbling and initiation of tongue movement for 1 day,inj belamyle for 2days,potassium iodide 50 g@ 7 g p.o for 7 days(as a final do or die treatment for by chance effect).miracle occurred and saliva dribbling stopped after 2 days of potassium iodide therapy.the buffallow at door of yam was saved thus by blessing of God.
It appears that the disease was a chronic actinobacillosis unresponsive to streptopenicillin.
Case no. 2—adult buffallow. Place –shanadhar-dofda-rampur-migratory guzzars.history-anorexia and fever since 15 days.astt.director of polyclinic duttnagar injected...