Ameobiasis in Cats
September 09, 2007 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases
You may be astonished to hear that your cat may suffer from Ameobiasis. Cat Ameobiasis caused primarily by Entamoeba hystolytica is responsible for clinical/subclinical/inapparent infection in domestic felids.
The symptoms of ameobiasis in cat include off-feed, constipation, watery diarrhea, frothiness in the diarrhea, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
Diagnosis of this condition is mainly fecal examination of a cat suffering from dysentry with black colored stool and anorexia.
Ameobiasis in a cat can easily treated by administration of sulfa drugs and metronidazole.
Therapeutic success was achieved with administration of Meron syrup followed by erythromycin esterase syrup, Tiniba, and B-complex syrup twice daily for 12 days.
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