Treatment of Theileria annulata infection in calves with parvaquone.

  title={Treatment of Theileria annulata infection in calves with parvaquone.},
  author={N. McHardy and Dr. Robin W. Morgan},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  volume={39 1},
Fifteen calves were infected by the injection of stabilate of a suspension of Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum ticks infected with the Ankara strain of Theileria annulata. Three were kept untreated, as controls, and they all died of theileriosis. Three groups of four calves were treated intramuscularly with parvaquone (Clexon; Wellcome) when early signs of theileriosis were clinically apparent. One group received 20 mg (kg bodyweight)-1 of parvaquone 10 days after infection. Two of these calves… CONTINUE READING