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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Trypanosomosis in Buffaloes: A retrospective perspective on epidemiology, clinicopathological and therapeutic aspects

Author(s):
KV Ramakrishna and P Rama Devi
Abstract:
This retrospective study attempts at analysis of patterns of prevalence of trypanosomosis, clinical presentation and efficacy of selected drugs among buffaloes of West Godavari district (AP). Epidemiological data relating to season, stocking density, factors favouring vector propagation, individual and herd stress influencing the incidence of disease were considered. Diagnostic specificity and applicability of available tests were evaluated. Age wise prevalence of infestation was studied. Incidence of the infection among the selected clinical cases was recorded and clinical signs are categorized. Clinical efficacy of available trypanosomicidal drugs was recorded. Aspects like containment methods, carrier states, spread and the need for better diagnostic measures were discussed.
Pages: 224-227  |  683 Views  103 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
KV Ramakrishna, P Rama Devi. Trypanosomosis in Buffaloes: A retrospective perspective on epidemiology, clinicopathological and therapeutic aspects. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):224-227.

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