Species: Dog

Sex: Female

Age: 6

Year: 2008

Country: U.S.A.

Locality: Waverly, Va.

Survived?: No

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: No

Where Caught: We don't know. There has only been 1 other case in this area that our vet was aware of.

Symptoms: Cough

Treatment: ketoconazole tabs 200 mg-1.5 tab 2x/day
theophylline 200 mg - 1 tab/12 hrs
salix 50mg - 1 tab 2x/day
ciprofloxacin tab 500 mg - 1 tab 2x/day
fluconazole 100mg - 1.5 tab/12 hrs
cerenia 60mg- 2 tabs 1x/day for 4 days - 2 days off

Cost of Treatment: approx $750.00

Additional Comments: Missy was diagnosed with blasto (x-ray of her lungs) on 3-21-08 and died on 4-5-08. At that time, she started with a cough on 3-14-08. Looking back, there were times 6 months prior to her death, that she felt like she had a fever, would cough occasionally and at times would get tired very quickly when playing. She had no other symptons. The blasto only affected her lungs.

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