Triclabendazole effectiveness of treatment in fasciolosis clinical goats in Jerônimo Monteiro, ES
ABSTRAT. Carneiro M.B., Lima A.G., Fazio-Junior P.I., Tavares P.V., Magalhães V.S., Martins I.V.F. & Nunes L.C. [Triclabendazole effectiveness of treatment in fasciolosis clinical goats in Jerônimo Monteiro, ES]. Eficácia do triclabendazole no tratamento de fasciolose clínica em caprinos em Jerônimo Monteiro, ES. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 34(Supl. 1):1-4, 2012. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Veterinárias, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Alto Universitário, s/n, Caixa Postal 16, Alegre, ES 29500-000, Brasil. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of triclabendazole in the treatment of clinical fasciolosis in goats on a property in Jerônimo Monteiro, ES after parasitological diagnosis. Twenty-eight goats with signs of fasciolosis, created a system of semi-confinement property in the flooded area and the presence of the intermediate host of Fasciola hepatica were treated with medications based on triclabendazole at a dose of 10mg/kg after confirmation of infection by stool examinations. Two animals died and came one animal was euthanized due to severe anemia and general debility. Both surveys found that after treatment all animals were negative for F. hepatica. In addition, the animals showed improvement in clinical symptoms. At necropsy of the three animals was observed fibrotic liver, with lesions and presence of the parasite in the liver ducts. The triclabendazole at a dose of 10mg/kg body weight was effective in the clinical treatment of fascioliasis in goats.