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Tuesday 18th of December 2018


General information on Trypanosomiasis

Trypanosomiasis is a disease that dogs obtain from the insect called the kissing bug. These bugs come out of the cracks at night and bite the face of the sleeping dog. The infection occurs through the contamination of the bug bites by the insectís feces.

Symptoms of Trypanosomiasis

The symptoms of Trypanosomiasis are enlargement of the lymph nodes and spleen, fever, weakness, inflammation of the spinal cord and brain, heart arrhythmias.

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Treatments for Trypanosomiasis

There are experimental drugs for Trypanosomiasis, however, the response has been poor. Because this disease can be transmitted to humans and is often fatal, euthanasia is usually recommended.

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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a canine medical symptom or medical condition.

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