Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 55 issue 11 (november 2021) : 1352-1355

​Diagnosis of Tvt with Cell Cytology and Efficacy of Treatment with Vincristine Sulfate in Non- Descriptive Indian Canine Breeds

Keshav Kumar, Ajeet Kumar Jha, Kalyani Ray, Avnish Kumar Gautam, Dharmendra Singh
1Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Belgachia, Kolkata-700 037, West Bengal, India.
Cite article:- Kumar Keshav, Jha Kumar Ajeet, Ray Kalyani, Gautam Kumar Avnish, Singh Dharmendra (2021). ​Diagnosis of Tvt with Cell Cytology and Efficacy of Treatment with Vincristine Sulfate in Non- Descriptive Indian Canine Breeds. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 55(11): 1352-1355. doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4175.
Background: Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor (TVT) is a commonly occurring contagious reproductive tumor of dogs affecting both sexes. 
Methods: Six female mongrel dogs were brought to Veterinary clinical complex, WBUAFS, Belgachia, Kolkata with the history of inappetence, mass swelling on genitalia and blood tinged urine with dysuria for the past two weeks. Following Physical examination, protruded mass was noticed on external genital region. Impression smear was collected from protruded mass for confirmation of vacuole cell. Chemotherapy was applied with Vincristine @ 0.025 mg/kg b.wt; slow IV once a week for 4 weeks along with supportive treatment. 
Result: After the end of the 4th week of Chemotherapy animals were showed uneventful recovery.

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