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Kochetkova A. Yu., Biology and General Pathology Department at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Karantysh G. V., Biology and General Pathology Department at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Ermakov A. M., Biology and General Pathology Department at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

At present there are no recommendations on carrying out the differential diagnostics of sporotrichosis in cats. The article covers a medical case of sporotrichosis in the regions of head in cat. While conducting cytologic screening of the contents of fistulous tract, the representative granulomatous inflammation with occurrences of epithelioid, giant cells and macrophages was revealed; the ovoid microorganisms were explored intra- and outercellularly. An investigation of general blood analysis and immune- chromatographic analysis of lethal viral infections were conducted, where a positive result on FIV was derived. In order to exclude a foreign body, an X-ray examination in 2 projections was held. To obtain the final diagnosis (sporotrichosis), a histogenesis of invaded tissue was held. Following diagnosis confirmation, the treatment included azoles at 10 mg/kg, and antibiotics at 25-30 mg/kg daily for several months. The results may form the basis of common recommendations for diagnosing and curing sporotrichosis in small pets.

sporotrichosis in the cat, diagnosis and treatment

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Kochetkova A. Yu., Karantysh G. V., Ermakov A. M., REPORT ON A CASE OF SPOROTRICHOSIS IN CAT IN ROSTOV-ON-DON: DIAGNOSTICS AND THERAPY , SCIREA Journal of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine. Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018 | PP. 1-9.


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