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Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasite in pigs of Hisar city, Haryana

Hardeep Kalkal and Sukhdeep Vohra
The present survey was performed to determine prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in Hisar city of Haryana (India). A total of 50 faecal samples were collected randomly from pigs of with recording of age group and sex from Hisar city. Faecal samples were examined using floatation and sedimentation techniques. Among the samples examined, 24 (48%) were positive for gastrointestinal parasites and their respective prevalence were Balantidium coli (48%), strongyle (28%), Trichuris suis (22%), coccidia ocysts (14%) and Ascaris suum (8%). While mixed infection of B. coli, T. suis and coccidia were 8%. This short study reveals amount of gastrointestinal load in pigs of Hisar city.
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How to cite this article:
Hardeep Kalkal and Sukhdeep Vohra. Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasite in pigs of Hisar city, Haryana. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 476-478.
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