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2015, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Livestock Population of District Charsadda by Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)

Noorrahim, Mian Sayed Khan, Muhammad Shahid, Alamgir Shah, Muzafar Shah, Rafiullah, Habib Ahmad

A total of 100 animals from each tehsil were screened for the prevalence of Tuberculosis (TB) in animal population of three tehsil of District Charsadda in which 4.33% (13/300) by TST, 61.54% (8/13) wereve to avian tuberculin, 15.38% (2/13) to mammalian tuberculin while 23.08% (3/13) were reactive to both tuberculin showing a mixed infection. Cattles, buffaloes, sheep and goats were included in the study and a higher prevalence of TB was recorded in cattle (5.75%) as compared to buffaloes (4.44%) by TST. 4.28% 2-6 years of age and 5.88% in more than 6 years of age. 4.51% in female (2.94%) in male. 7.50% lactating females and 2.74% in non-lactating females. Present results show high prevalence of TB in animals of poor health status (8.13%) and poor management systems (5.95%) as compared to animals of satisfactory health condition (1.91%) and satisfactory management systems (3.06%).
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How to cite this article:
Noorrahim, Mian Sayed Khan, Muhammad Shahid, Alamgir Shah, Muzafar Shah, Rafiullah, Habib Ahmad. Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Livestock Population of District Charsadda by Tuberculin Skin Test (TST). 2015; 3(2): 15-19.
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