Case Report: Sparganosis in Domestic Cat

  • Hartina Samosir Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan Universitas Udayana
  • Putu Ayu Sisyawati Putriningsih Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan Universitas Udayana
  • I Nyoman Suartha Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan Universitas Udayana

Abstract

Sparganosis is one of the food borne zoonotic diseases caused by the plerocercoid larvae (spargana) of the Spirometric genus. Sparganosis cases in five-month-old female cats in Denpasar, Bali were reported by us. Clinical sign of a Spirometric tapeworm infection in the case cat of the fecal consistency is grade 3.5. These findings are reported from animal’s owners who found worms when defecate. Eggs per gram (EPG) 16,900 it shows the intensity of spirometra infection in cat high enough. The Animal were treated with praziquantel 0.5 tablets, given twice with a seven-day interval. Evaluation of the cat after two times treatments for clinical signs of significant changes only from the fecal effusion from grade 3.5 to grade 2 was well formed, does not leave a mark when picked up.

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Author Biographies

Putu Ayu Sisyawati Putriningsih, Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan Universitas Udayana

Laboratory of Veterinary Internal Medicine

I Nyoman Suartha, Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan Universitas Udayana

Laboratory of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Published
2019-01-31
How to Cite
SAMOSIR, Hartina; PUTRININGSIH, Putu Ayu Sisyawati; SUARTHA, I Nyoman. Case Report: Sparganosis in Domestic Cat. Indonesia Medicus Veterinus, [S.l.], p. 26-33, jan. 2019. ISSN 2477-6637. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/imv/article/view/47052>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.19087/imv.2019.8.1.26.
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