Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 138–141 | Cite as

Alpha-ethoxyethylglyoxal dithiosemicarbazone in the treatment of field cases of anaplasmosis

  • Augusto Castillo
  • Jose Martinez O.


Fifty-six cattle which had no previous experience of anaplasmosis and which were exposed under ordinary field conditions in the tick infected sub-tropical coastal area of Piura, Peru, were treated with a single dose of 5mg/kg ofalpha-ethoxyethyl-glyoxal dithiosemicarbazone, (gloxazone) administered intravenously as a20 per cent aqueous suspension. All recovered and remained free of further infection during the period of observation.


Public Health Single Dose Previous Experience Field Condition Coastal Area 


Cinquante six bovins, qui n’avaient jusqu’alors pas été atteints d’anaplasmose, exposés sur le terrain dans des conditions normales, dans la région côtière subtropicale de Piura, Pérou, ont été traités par une dose unique de 5 mg/kg d’alpha-éthoxyéthylglyoxal dithiosémicarbazone, gloxazone, Wellcome, administrée par voie intraveineuse en suspension aqueuse à 20 p. 100. Tous ont guéri et n’ont pas été réinfectés pendant la période d’observation.


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© E. & S. Livingstone 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Augusto Castillo
    • 1
  • Jose Martinez O.
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Veterinary FacultyUniversity of San MarcosLimaPeru
  2. 2.Liga Agricola y GanaderaPiuraPeru

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