Clinico-therapeutic management of ketosis in cow-a field case
- Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research
Sandhya Morwal,1 Sunanda Sharma2
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This paper deals with a clinical case in a HF cow with signs of ketosis, along with owner history, clinical symptoms and laboratory findings. Milk, urine and blood sample were collected for proper diagnosis of disease. Detection of ketone bodies in urine with Rothera’s test was carried out. Therapeutic regimen was administered as per varied physiological conditions. Such medications as dextrose, steroids, vitamin B complex parenterally (all injected), along with oral gluconeogenic precursors and jaggery were administered. The case was treated successfully, with an excellent recovery.
cow, ketosis, rothera’s test, therapeutic management