Dermatophytosis, an infection of the skin caused by pathogenic fungi is found worldwide, and is among the most prevalent zoonotic disease. All domestic animals are susceptible. The greatest economic and human health consequences are associated with domestic cats and cattle. India has experienced a significant rise in chronic dermatophyte infections — causing alarm and action.
Human health and welfare are closely aligned with the health of the animals that live with and around us. Human health and quality of life are impacted by our farm and service animal community, our companion animals, as well as the wild animals that live in the water and land around us.
Equally important, animals also have a right to a healthy life!
Researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University conducted a study and demonstrated the efficacy of Ronidazole (RDZ), a nitromidazole similar to netronidazole, for the treatment of feline trichomonosis, a species of single-celled flagellated parasites.