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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 2
Comparative study of different types of parasites present in Water sources of district D.I. Khan

Abdul Haseeb, Hameed Ur Rehman, Muhammad Zakir, Nasir Iqbal, Ikram Ullah, Faisal Rasheed, Jalal Ud Din, Rasool Bayan, Khalid Usman and Kausar Saeed

A total of 200 water samples were collected from different sources such as, tape water, pond water and drain water located at Madina colony, Diyalroad, D.I Khan City, Islamia colony and Zaffarabad during the period July to September 2016. The prevalence (%) of Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma gondii, Balantidium coli, Fasciola hepatica and Entamoeba histolytica in each category of water samples were determined. An overall prevalence of Giardia in water samples was 18.5% (30/200) and similarly, Cryptosporidium 19.5% (14/200), Toxoplasma gondii 2.8% (3/200), Fasciola hepatica 4.8% (4/200), Balantidium coli 5.78% (9/200) and Entamoeba histolytica 18.8% (32/200) were determined.
Pages : 1013-1016 | 608 Views | 38 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Abdul Haseeb, Hameed Ur Rehman, Muhammad Zakir, Nasir Iqbal, Ikram Ullah, Faisal Rasheed, Jalal Ud Din, Rasool Bayan, Khalid Usman, Kausar Saeed. Comparative study of different types of parasites present in Water sources of district D.I. Khan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):1013-1016.
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