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Severe whipworm (Trichuris spp.) infection in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius).
J Zoo Wildl Med. 2014 Mar; 45(1):190-2.JZ

Abstract

One adult (13-yr-old) and two young (3-4-yr-old) male dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) from the Seoul Zoo displayed anorexia and chronic diarrhea for 2 wk. Direct fecal smear examination revealed Trichuris spp. infection. After confirmation of the infection, fenbendazole was orally administered as a suspension; this was repeated two times at 3-wk intervals. A high initial dose (20 mg/kg) was followed by administration at the recommended dose (10 mg/kg). Starting on the day following the first treatment, a large number of adult whipworms were discharged with the feces over a 3-day period. Two young male dromedary camels gradually recovered. However, the adult male dromedary camel developed continuous bloody mucoid diarrhea and died 2 days after treatment. Postmortem examination revealed that numerous whipworms were attached to the mucosa throughout the large intestine.

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Case Reports
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Language

eng

PubMed ID

24712184

Citation

Eo, Kyung-Yeon, et al. "Severe Whipworm (Trichuris Spp.) Infection in the Dromedary (Camelus Dromedarius)." Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine : Official Publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, vol. 45, no. 1, 2014, pp. 190-2.
Eo KY, Kwak D, Kwon OD. Severe whipworm (Trichuris spp.) infection in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2014;45(1):190-2.
Eo, K. Y., Kwak, D., & Kwon, O. D. (2014). Severe whipworm (Trichuris spp.) infection in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine : Official Publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 45(1), 190-2.
Eo KY, Kwak D, Kwon OD. Severe Whipworm (Trichuris Spp.) Infection in the Dromedary (Camelus Dromedarius). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2014;45(1):190-2. PubMed PMID: 24712184.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Severe whipworm (Trichuris spp.) infection in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). AU - Eo,Kyung-Yeon, AU - Kwak,Dongmi, AU - Kwon,Oh-Deog, PY - 2014/4/10/entrez PY - 2014/4/10/pubmed PY - 2014/5/3/medline SP - 190 EP - 2 JF - Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians JO - J. Zoo Wildl. Med. VL - 45 IS - 1 N2 - One adult (13-yr-old) and two young (3-4-yr-old) male dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) from the Seoul Zoo displayed anorexia and chronic diarrhea for 2 wk. Direct fecal smear examination revealed Trichuris spp. infection. After confirmation of the infection, fenbendazole was orally administered as a suspension; this was repeated two times at 3-wk intervals. A high initial dose (20 mg/kg) was followed by administration at the recommended dose (10 mg/kg). Starting on the day following the first treatment, a large number of adult whipworms were discharged with the feces over a 3-day period. Two young male dromedary camels gradually recovered. However, the adult male dromedary camel developed continuous bloody mucoid diarrhea and died 2 days after treatment. Postmortem examination revealed that numerous whipworms were attached to the mucosa throughout the large intestine. SN - 1042-7260 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/24712184/Severe_whipworm__Trichuris_spp___infection_in_the_dromedary__Camelus_dromedarius__ L2 - https://doi.org/10.1638/2013-0155R1.1 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -