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Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)

Occurrence of Argas persicus infestation in poultry farms in and around Hyderabad, Telangana

Author(s):
Pottabathula Mallesh, Manchukonda Udaya Kumar, GSS Murthy and M Lakshman
Abstract:
A study was conducted in commercial layer farms located in and around Hyderabad to find the occurrence of Argas persicus infestation, approximately 3000 Argas ticks (712 larva, 2288 adults) were collected in commercial layer farms and examined. Morphological features of Argas persicus were identified by light microscopy [1, 2]. The present study helps to identify the prevalence of Argas persicus infestation thereby preventing the infestation.
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How to cite this article:
Pottabathula Mallesh, Manchukonda Udaya Kumar, GSS Murthy, M Lakshman. Occurrence of Argas persicus infestation in poultry farms in and around Hyderabad, Telangana. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(4):118-120.

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