Testudo hermanni boettgeri - Traumatic cloacitis

Testudo hermanni boettgeri, female, 15 years old
Traumatic cloacitis (caused by repeated male copulation attempts) complicated by myiasis.
Immediate therapy: irrigation with tepid saline, manual removal of fly larvae and single administration of levamisole IM at 5mg/kg. Home therapy: irrigations with sterile saline, tamponade with absorbent paper, morning and evening application of Hypermixvet for 21 days.
IMPORTANT During the therapy the turtle was stabled in the same place where she had contracted the myiasis. (Hypermixvet was effective to prevent any relapse).
Check-up after 15 and 21 days.

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