Ameobiasis in Cats

September 09, 2007 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases

Cat-ameobiasis

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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