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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasite infestation in ruminants in Ahmednagar, district

Author(s):
Shabbiroddin H Shaikh, Sachin S Waghmare, Jayant R Khadse and Balasaheb D Jiglekar
Abstract:
The present study conducted on “Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasite infestation in ruminants in Ahmednagar, District”, where carried out for the period from Nov-2018 to Nov-2021. Fecal examination was done using flotation technique method. Although total 809 samples examined including 794 from cattle and 15 from goats, Out of 809 fecal sample examined 363 samples are positive for helminth infection of gastrointestinal parasite were Trichostrongylus spp. (39.4%), Taxocara spp. (18.2%), Haemonchus spp. (12.1%), Strongyle spp. (11.0%), Oesophagostomum spp. (4.4%), Bunostomum spp. (1.4%), Dictyocaulus spp. (1.1%), Trichuris spp. (1.1%), and Nematodirus spp. (0.8%) respectively. The season wise prevalence of helminth parasitic infestation, in summer season (54.60%) the highly prevalence of helminth parasitic infestation in cattles followed by mansoon season (51.85%) and less in winter season (28.95%). Prevalence of helminth parasites in goat is Coccidia spp. and Trichostrongylus spp. were 46.66% and 6.6% respectively.
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How to cite this article:
Shabbiroddin H Shaikh, Sachin S Waghmare, Jayant R Khadse and Balasaheb D Jiglekar. Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasite infestation in ruminants in Ahmednagar, district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 1787-1790.

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