Virgin Coconut And Fish Oil (VCFO) for Treatment of Fungal Cat Infection In Malang
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- VCFO, fungi, herbal
The increased people's lives and the need for entertainment make the existence of pets getting noticed and interesting. Among the various species of pet, cat is most popular in Indonesia. The high rate of cat lovers in Malang at this time was not followed by their knowledge about the how to maintain a cat. According to available data in the Buchi Pet Vet Shop 2014, cases of the disease that is the place indicates that the fungal infection is still the highest at around 20-30 cases per month, it is the underlying to conduct community service activities in Buchi Pet Shop. Clinical symptoms of fungal infections is hair loss and the appearance of the crust. Medications that often used include to be given ketoconazole, miconazole, or griseofulvin. But the giving these medicines can cause dangerous side effects when given the intensity for long time. Due to the side effects of these harmful then the need for additional drugs that can be supportive therapy in the treatment of fungal infections. One is through the use of VCO and fish oil (VCFO). According to research from VCO can function as an anti-fungal and fish oil can accelerate the growth of hair. Events Community Services held on April 4, 2016 in Buchi Pet Shop was attended by 35 participants, the event is a fungal disease counseling, pet animal management and the benefits of utility VCFO, demonstrations on the use of oral VCFO, and the third session is vaccination of cats. Based on the results of the evaluation VCFO gives good results for the treatment of fungal infections and therapy orally accelerate regeneration or new hair growth and based on the results of questionnaires and discussion of current events concluded that the activities community service this goes well and get a positive response from among the lovers of pets, more people can know the benefits VCFO as an alternative for the treatment of fungal infections in cats.
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TY - CONF AU - Indah Amalia Amri AU - Riski Arya Pradikta AU - Sri Murwani AU - Dahliatul Qosimah PY - 2017/07 DA - 2017/07 TI - Virgin Coconut And Fish Oil (VCFO) for Treatment of Fungal Cat Infection In Malang BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference in One Health (ICOH 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 291 EP - 293 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.58 DO - 10.2991/icoh-17.2018.58 ID - Amri2017/07 ER -