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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Haematological investigation and identification of tick infestation in crossbred cattle

Author(s):
S Ragulraj, M Bhakat, A Fernandes, PB Nandhini and C Sahu
Abstract:
The present study was conducted to gather information about the prevalence of tick species and effect on haematological parameters in tick infested crossbred cattle for which 20 crossbred animals were included in the study [non-infested (10) and infested with tick (10)]. The present study revealed that there was a significant decrease (p<0.05) in haemoglobin (g/100 ml), packed cell volume (%), red blood corpuscles (106/mm3), total leucocytes count (103/mm3), neutrophils (%) and monocytes (%) whereas lymphocytes (%) and eosinophils (%) were found to be significantly (p<0.05) higher in infested animals than non-infested/ healthy animals. In the present study, Rhipicephalus species was found to be the most prevalent tick out of all the ticks collected from different parts of the body. Monitoring of haematological parameters with accurate identification of tick species can be useful to understand the gravity of the infestation and for better diagnosis, formulating Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy for successful prescription treatment, control and prognosis.
Pages: 811-813  |  80 Views  41 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Ragulraj, M Bhakat, A Fernandes, PB Nandhini and C Sahu. Haematological investigation and identification of tick infestation in crossbred cattle. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 811-813.
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