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Vol. 7, Issue 8 (2018)

A study on the occurrence of Amphistomiasis and Schistosomiasis in dairy cattle of Thrissur district, Kerala

Author(s):
Dhivya Bharathi R, Shameem H, Syamala K and Devada K
Abstract:
A study was conducted to assess the occurrence of Amphistomiasis and Schistosomiasis in cattle of Thrissur district, Kerala during the period of April 2017- May 2018. A total of 250 faecal samples were collected and screened for parasite infection which revealed 91 (36.4 percent) samples were positive for parasitic infection among that 71 (28.4 percent) animals were infected with amphistomes and ten with schistosomes. Ten samples were found to be positive for ova of Strongyles, Eimeria and Moneizia infection.
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How to cite this article:
Dhivya Bharathi R, Shameem H, Syamala K, Devada K. A study on the occurrence of Amphistomiasis and Schistosomiasis in dairy cattle of Thrissur district, Kerala. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(8):333-334.

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