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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

Occurrence and pathology of sarcocystosis in heart of sheep (Ovis aries)

Author(s):
Pravin Bano, H Dadhich, R Mohta and M Mehra
Abstract:
The present study was undertaken to elucidate the occurrence and pathology of sarcocystosis in sheep. A total 587 samples of cardiovascular system, irrespective of age, breed and sex were examined. Out of these, 147 specimens of heart, suspected for pathological abnormalities, were processed for histopathological examination. Sarcocystosis was recorded in 68 cases. The occurrence of this condition was recorded as 46.26 per cent. On microscopic examination presence of plenty of Sarcocysts was recorded throughout the myocytes. The cysts were of varying size and shapes. Presence of single and multiple cysts, ruptured cysts between muscle cells with necrosis was also recorded. An elongated ruptured cyst in myocardium with bradizoites was also found. On special stain of the myocardium showed red coloured Sarcocysts (Periodic Acid Schiff).
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How to cite this article:
Pravin Bano, H Dadhich, R Mohta and M Mehra. Occurrence and pathology of sarcocystosis in heart of sheep (Ovis aries). The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 810-812.

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