Therapeutic management of suspected ipomoea carnea toxicity in a goat

Yadav S.N., Phukan A., Kalita D.N., Barman D., Dutta T.C and Sarma J

A goat was presented in a local farm near Guwahati, Assam with incoordination, ataxia and staggering gait. Farmer reported goat consumed leaves of Ipomoea plant. Further, based on the clinical symptoms and history the goat was suspected as a case of Ipomoea toxicity. The goat was stabilized with intravenous infusion of 5% dextrose, Vit-C and nerve tonic injection. The goat recovered 24-25 hour after the therapeutic management.

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