Authors : Ismail Aytekin, Harun Alp, Nuri Mamak and Savas Aslan
Abstract: Study material consisted as 15 experiment and 8 control, totally 23 cattle that possessed by 2 breeders and together housed in Afyonkarahisar province, Suhut district, Kilickaya village; despite vaccine used two times for medicinal purpose displaying no recovery; aged at between 3 and 12 months, diagnosed as dermatofitosis by clinically and microbiological. Being clinical for dermatofitosis the animals in experiment and control groups were examined if there were lesions on the head and derm or not and was categorized as light, bland and acute according to its frequency. The clinical status were examined according to the localization, amplitude and number of lesions. During the study any change was done in condition of animal care, nutrition and shelter. The experiment group was made up 15 cattle; two of them were examined as light, five of them were examined as bland and eight of them were examined as acute and the control group was made up 8 cattle; one of them was examined as light, third of them were examined as bland, fourth of them were examined as acute. Ten percent Enilconazole solution was applied in 4 mg kg-1 dose three days apart as externally to the animals in experiment group. The first application to entire body of the animal and the subsequent 4 applications were done externally in the style of spray to the parts where the dermatofitosis lesions were appeared. The cattle in the control group werent applied any therapy. Following the drug administration, in second and fourth weeks a decrease in the keratinized tissues and becoming pilosity were observed in the lesional parts in all experiment group animals. It was seen in the 6th week that keratinized tissues completely decreased, pilosity became dense and the healing was faster. It was determined in the 8th week that lesions recovered completely. It was seen that when any application was made to the control groups animal there were no change in dermatofitosis lesions. As a result, it was of the opinion that owing to easy using, being curative in a short time and being economic of the 10% enilconazole solution was a useful and an alternative medicine for the dermatofitosis therapy in the cattle.
Ismail Aytekin, Harun Alp, Nuri Mamak and Savas Aslan, 2009. The Treatment of Cattles with Dermatofitozis Via Enilconazole. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 8: 2602-2607.