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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2017)
Therapeutic management of fungal dermatitis in captive wild animal


Author(s): P Gogoi, A Phukan, G Saikia, G Mahato, D Barman, S Gogoi, J Ahmed and PK Boro

Abstract: The study was conducted to determine fungal dermatitis in captive wild animals of Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, Guwahati, Eastern Assam Wildlife Division, Bokakhat and Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation, Bokakhat for a period of 1 year (Aug 2013- July 2014). In the study a total of 105 cases belonging to 21 different species were studied. Fungal isolates were found in 16 animals out of 62 affected with skin diseases. Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton concentricum, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum nanum, Aspergillus niger and Penicillium sp were isolated on the basis of cultural and microscopic characteristic.

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How to cite this article:
P Gogoi, A Phukan, G Saikia, G Mahato, D Barman, S Gogoi, J Ahmed, PK Boro. Therapeutic management of fungal dermatitis in captive wild animal. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(3):41-45.
International Journal of Chemical Studies