Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part B (2017)
Mixed bacterial infection and its successful treatment intervention in pea fowl (Pavo cristatus)
Ilayaraja S, Puspendra K Sing, Arun A Sha and Baijuraj MV
In Kosi at Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh few pea fowls died with the history of dullness, anorexia, whitish diarrhea and with facial swelling, so the forest department requested Wildlife SOS to rescue the sick birds from that area. On close examination of the bird revealed nasal blocking and swelling below both the eyes, mucoid discharge from the nostril, impaired vision due to occluded eye because of mucous. Swab collected from oral, cloacal and ocular region sent for detail microbiological examination and antibiogram along with blood sample. The bacteria isolated from ocular swab were pseudomonas spp, E. coli, aeromonas, streptococcus and the bacteria isolated from cloacal, oral swab were E. coli, aeromonas, streptococcus which were sensitive to enrofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, tigenium, imipenem, meropenem, piperacillin + tazobactam, chloramphenicol, gentamycin. Treatment provided as per the result. 10 days after the treatment the hard caceous pus material excavated after from the swelling by the surgical incision and wound opposed with 4.0 absorbable suture materials under local anesthesia by using lignocaine gel. After 2 weeks wound healed and bird recovered, started showing normal appetite. Bird released back in to the wild in a suitable habitat after complete recovery.
How to cite this article:
Ilayaraja S, Puspendra K Sing, Arun A Sha, Baijuraj MV. Mixed bacterial infection and its successful treatment intervention in pea fowl (Pavo cristatus). Int J Appl Res 2017;3(8):108-110.