Bennie

Species: Dog

Sex: Male

Age: 9

Year: 2010

Country: U.S.A.

Locality: Duluth, MN

Survived?: Yes

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes

Where Caught: I live on a stream He likes to dig in the dirt. There is a nature preserve nearby, and some dogs have gotten it there, and on the other side of my fence is a woods with a lot of rotting wood.

Symptoms: big lump on rib bone. Budding blasto in biopsy sample

Treatment: started on Itra next day. And Tramadol for the pain. No {Prednisone, or other drugs. 8 days into it he seems improved, although lethargic and hard to feed.

Cost of Treatment: $800 in the first week... buying the Itra every couple of weeks. Really expensive stuff.

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