(18.232.127.73)
Users online: 2763    [ij] [ij] [ij] 
Email id
 

Journal of Veterinary Parasitology
Year : 2012, Volume : 26, Issue : 2
First page : ( 186) Last page : ( 188)
Print ISSN : 0971-6157. Online ISSN : 0974-0813.

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in cattle and buffaloes in and around Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Gupta Abhishek, Dixit A.K., Dixit Pooja1, Mahajan Chetna2

Department of Veterinary Parasitology, C.V.Sc. & A.H., Madhya Pradesh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya, Kuthuliya, Rewa -486001, Madhya Pradesh, India

1Department of Medicine

2Department of Biochemistry

Online published on 13 August, 2013.

Abstract

A total of 1413 faecal samples of cattle and buffaloes were examined of which 68.93% were found positive for various gastrointestinal parasites. The prevalence was found higher in buffaloes (73%) as compared to cattle (65%). In cattle, strongyle infection (43%) was most prevalent followed by coccidia (24.25%), amphistomes (17.59%), Trichuris sp. (5.96%), Fasciola gigantica (0.99%), Toxocara sp. (0.43%), Strongyloides sp. (0.28%) and Moniezia sp. (0.28%). Prevalence of amphistomes (45%) was found highest in buffaloes followed by strongyles (39%), coccidia (22%), F. gigantica (6.77%), Strongyloides sp. (2.97%), Trichuris sp. (2.26%) and Moniezia sp. (0.71%). Season wise prevalence rates of different parasitic diseases revealed that the incidence was highest in the rainy season.

Top

Keywords

Buffalo, Cattle, Gastrointestinal parasite, Jabalpur, Prevalence.

Top

  
║ Site map ║ Privacy Policy ║ Copyright ║ Terms & Conditions ║ Page Rank Tool
597,548,214 visitor(s) since 30th May, 2005.
All rights reserved. Site designed and maintained by DIVA ENTERPRISES PVT. LTD..
Note: Please use Internet Explorer (6.0 or above). Some functionalities may not work in other browsers.