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>Journals >Veterinaria México >Year 2005, Issue 3


Miranda HE, Ríos MAM, Cruz ST, Salas MA, Romero RA
Use of the immunomodulator known as RS-100 in the treatment of an equine with chronic mycotic dermatitis
Vet Mex 2005; 36 (3)

Language: English/Spanish
References: 13
Page: 361-366
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ABSTRACT

A case is presented where the immune response of a horse, chronically affected with a fungus infection (Trichophyton spp) possibly induced by an immunodepressed state, increased when treated with the vegetal-origin immunomodulator known as RS-100 (Patent pending). Hemograms, flow cytometry and proliferation assays, were applied before and after both treatments to demonstrate that the cell count of the animal treated with RS-100 (80 mg/kg every 2 days for 6 weeks and 80 mg/kg daily for six months), apparently came close to having the values of normal animals with the capacity of increasing the sensitivity of lymphocytes to respond to mitogens (immunological values). Improvement was observed clinically, with a reduction of the lesions and there was also an improvement in the mood and disposition to work of the animal. However, the signs of immunological depression (including mycotic lesions) came back when the treatment was suspended. The reinstallation of such treatment eliminated the disease.


Key words: Immunomodulator, Immunodeficiency, Ringworm, Fungus, Equines, Rs-100.


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