Infestation in the dog by the paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus. 5. Treatment.

@article{Ilkiw1988InfestationIT,
  title={Infestation in the dog by the paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus. 5. Treatment.},
  author={Jan E. Ilkiw and Dawson Turner},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={65 8},
  pages={236-8}
}
In this study the value of drugs administered with hyperimmune serum in the treatment of advanced disease produced by Ixodes holocyclus was compared under controlled conditions. All control dogs died rapidly whereas one dog survived and 3 dogs died after receiving hyperimmune serum alone. When promethazine hydrochloride was administered with hyperimmune serum 2 dogs recovered rapidly while the remaining 2 died. Administration of dexamethasone and hyperimmune serum allowed 3 dogs to survive… CONTINUE READING