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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Prevalence of canine demodicosis in and around Parbhani

Author(s):
Pawar MU, Sakhare MP, Shafi TA, MFMF Siddiqui, Chigure GM and SD Gayal
Abstract:
The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Demodex infection in dogs. Out of 108 dogs examined, 30 (27.78%) dogs were found positive for Demodicosis with 17.02% (8/47) localized and 36.06% (22/61) for generalized demodicosis. The prevalence in female dogs were higher 31.42% compared to male dogs 26.02%. The age wise prevalence of canine demodicosis upto 0-4 months, 5-8 months, 9-12 months and above 1 years of age were 29.16%, 37.93%, 20.76% and 24.13%, respectively. Breed-wise higher susceptibility to Demodicosis was observed in non-descript breed (37.5%) followed by Rottweiler (33.33%), German shepherd (38.46%), Labrador retriever (25%), Doberman (23.07%) and Pug (18.18%), Caravan (16.66%) and (15.38%) in cross breed. While, prevalence of demodicosis in short and long hair dog was 27.41% and 28.26%, respectively.
Pages: 548-550  |  396 Views  150 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pawar MU, Sakhare MP, Shafi TA, MFMF Siddiqui, Chigure GM and SD Gayal. Prevalence of canine demodicosis in and around Parbhani. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 548-550.

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