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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2018)
Evolution of antifungal activity of ivermectin as novel alternative therapies for dermatophytosis in Malnad Gidda cow


Author(s): Naresh Kumar M, Tajunnisa M, Hanumantha Raju NS and Mayakkannan Thippan

Abstract: A study was undertaken to determine the antifungal activity of Ivermectin in ringworm infection in Malnad Gidda cow. Skin scraping collected from the cow which showed circumscribed erythematous grayish-white crusty lesions on the body. Direct Microscopic examination of scrapings using Lactophenol cotton blue revealed macroconidia of Trichophyton species. Four doses of Ivermectin were administered subcutaneously at seven days interval. Apparently there was 80% improvement in the condition after ivermectin administration. This study indicated that Ivermectin is used for the treatment of dermatophytosis in cattle instead of local or parenteral antifungal drugs.

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How to cite this article:
Naresh Kumar M, Tajunnisa M, Hanumantha Raju NS, Mayakkannan Thippan. Evolution of antifungal activity of ivermectin as novel alternative therapies for dermatophytosis in Malnad Gidda cow. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(6):293-294.
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