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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodiasis in goats

Jupaka Shashank, S Ayodhya, P Nagaraj and N Krishnaiah
368 goats that were presented to the Campus Veterinary Hospital and Ambulatory Clinical Services, Mylardevpally, College of Veterinary Science, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, from December-2017 to June-2018 were selected and screened for gastrointestinal nematodal infestation by different techniques (gross, direct faecal smear, sedimentation and flotation), out of which 140 goats (38.04%) were found positive for gastrointestinal nematodal infestation. The different parasites reported with their respective prevalences were: 88 (62.86%) goats showed Strongyles spp., 33 (23.57%) showed Trichuris spp. and 19 (13.57%) showed Strongyloides spp. on direct smear, sedimentation and flotation techniques. The prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes with respect to age (categorized as 0 month -1 year, between 1-2 years, between 2-4 years and more than 4 years), and sex were studied.
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How to cite this article:
Jupaka Shashank, S Ayodhya, P Nagaraj, N Krishnaiah. Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodiasis in goats. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):533-536.

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