The canine Babeosis enfermedad: what? | Pet care.

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It may a boat soon does not sound too, but the dog Babeosis is a type of parasitic disease commonest of the imagined and very dangerous: is transmitted through the saliva of ticks in the moment in which these bite to our mascot, introducing a protozoa that parasitizes the red blood cells from the blood of their victims.
When the body in question has access to the body of the dog, begins to play attacking blood cells to cause them to shatter, which translates into a strong character hemolytic anemia.
Then we will see in detail how it affects, how it is and how you can prevent this disease:

Clinical pictures

The condition of the Babeosis caninca in our pet allows you to establish a clinical picture that remains, depending on its severity, in the following manner:
  • Hiperagudo: shock, hypotensive, hypothermia and injuries in tissue and vessels. It is the more serious, affects puppies, and rarely a dog that suffers it recovers.
  • Acute: anorexia, lethargy, fever, enlarged spleen, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions and uncoordinated walking. It is characterized by hemolytic anemia and assumes a high mortality rate.
  • Chronic: intermittent fever, anorexia, and weight loss. It is less common.

Diagnosis

  • Demonstration of the parasite in a blood sample under microscope.

Treatment

  • Imidocarb dipropionate injection : injection should be repeated 15 days to check there are no lesions in organs. Many dogs suffer relapses and some even become carriers.

Prevention

  • Necklaces, spray, pipettes and other methods of control of ticks.
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