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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 5
Prevalence of fasciolosis in ruminant in Karbala city

Khetam L Hussain and Zainab R Zghair

The total number of the examined cow was (500) divided into 296 and 204 male and female, respectively and number of infected was 8, 2 male and 6 female. Infection in cow was 3.61% (0.67 to 2.94%) for male and female, respectively. In sheep the number of examined was (448), divided into 220 male and 228 female, but the total infected ones was (13), divided into 5 male and female 8. Infection in sheep was 5.77% (2.27 to 3.5%) for male and female. The pathological examination of liver of cattle infection with Fasciola shows presence of fibrosis around bile ducts with cellular infiltrations, in sheep the portal area in some sections there are flukes with different stages surrounded by inflammatory cells with fibrous tissue, and different stages of immature flukes with mechanical destruction of liver tissue.
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How to cite this article:
Khetam L Hussain, Zainab R Zghair. Prevalence of fasciolosis in ruminant in Karbala city. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(5):364-369.
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