Diminazene aceturate

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Diminazene aceturate is a di-amidine antiprotozoal drug used for treatment of Babesia spp[1] and Rangelia spp[2] piroplasms.

Recommended dose rate is 4.2 mg/kg as a single treatment. A repeat dose can be given after 21 days.

References

  1. Hwang SJ et al (2010) Reduced transcript levels of the heat shock protein 70 gene in diminazene aceturate-resistant Babesia gibsoni variants under low concentrations of diminazene aceturate. Jpn J Vet Res 58(3-4):155-164
  2. Da Silva AS et al (2011) Experimental infection with Rangelia vitalii in dogs: acute phase, parasitemia, biological cycle, clinical-pathological aspects and treatment. Exp Parasitol 128(4):347-352