The efficacy of Cloxacillin and Micanfin in multifactorial conjunctivitis treatment in Van Cats

Akkan H., Ilhan Z., Karaca M., Tutuncu M., Genccelep M., Gulhan T.

KLEINTIERPRAXIS, vol.48, no.9, pp.553-559, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.553-559
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


This study was performed on 121 Van Cats at the Van Cat Research Center of the Yucuncu YiI University. Out, of 121 cats 20 showed an uni- or bilateral conjunctivitis. The animals were of both sex aging between 1-9 years. The following symptoms were observed in 20 cats with conjunctivitis: serous or seromucous lacrimation, hyperemia and oedema in the conjunctiva and desquamation around their eyes. Hair samples together with hair follicules were taken from comissura medialis and used for bacteriologial and fungal culture. After cultivation, Staphylococcus spp. in 19 cats, Streptococcus spp. in 7 cats and Microsporum spp. in 2 cats were isolated. All the bacteria detected were sensitivite to cloxacillin and to some other antibiotics according to the antibiogram.