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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Occurrence of hydatid cyst in cattle of Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
Rashmi Kulesh, Rakesh Vareshva, Rupesh Verma and Alka Suman
Abstract:
Hydatidosis is one of the major parasitic zoonotic disease of livestock and man is caused by larval stage of metacestode (hydatid cyst) of dog tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus. The pathogenesis of disease heavily depends on the extent and severity of infection and the organ on which it is situated. The occasional rupture of hydatid cysts often leads to sudden death due to anaphylaxis, haemorrhage and metastasis. Present study deals with occurrence of hydatid cyst in cattle carcasses aged around 6-9 year in the month of April 2018 to November 2019 in the Ghughari block of Mandla district (M.P). Three cattle (two female & one bullock with history of suddenly died, post-mortem lesions showed of several hydatid cysts found in the liver and rare in the lungs. Cysts were fluctuating containing clear watery or serous fluid. Hard cysts contained some viscous fluid or caseous mass. Liver and lung were enlarged and highly congested. The present study provides baseline data on the current status of the disease in the area. Hence, there is need for increased attention in control and prevention of the disease.
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How to cite this article:
Rashmi Kulesh, Rakesh Vareshva, Rupesh Verma and Alka Suman. Occurrence of hydatid cyst in cattle of Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1904-1906.

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