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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

A case report on gastrointestinal Strongyle infection in a captive Asian elephant, Puducherry

Author(s):
Mathivathani C, Das SS and Angeline Felicia Bora C
Abstract:
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in India have been closely associated with humans and its role in country’s culture, economy and religion is inseparable. Research on parasites of elephants is minimal and reports on internal parasitisim in Puducherry region was not recorded earlier. A captive temple elephant was presented for routine checkup from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Puducherry. Examination of fresh faecal samples by direct examination as well as concentration techniques revealed the presence of strongyle infections.
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How to cite this article:
Mathivathani C, Das SS and Angeline Felicia Bora C. A case report on gastrointestinal Strongyle infection in a captive Asian elephant, Puducherry. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 659-660.

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