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2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2
Detection of Eimeria spp. of sheep in wasit province-Iraq

Zeid M Al-Saadoon and Haider MA Al-Rubaie

This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of sheep Eimeria spp. in Wasit Province-Iraq during the period from 1 / January -2017 to 30 / July 2017. A total of 120 sheep facal samples were collected from four regions (Alkut, Al-Numaniyah, Al -Hay and Badra). Oocysts of Eimeria species were found in 69 (57.5%) of samples.The present study recorded highest prevalence of Eimeria parasite infection in February (85%) and March (65%) and lowest infection in June (30%). Ten specises of Eimeria were recorded which included; E. ahsata, E. parva, E. pallida, E. bakuensis, E. ovinoidalis, E. crandallis, E. faurei, E. intricata, E. weybridgensis and E. granulosa.
Pages : 943-947 | 377 Views | 14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Zeid M Al-Saadoon, Haider MA Al-Rubaie. Detection of Eimeria spp. of sheep in wasit province-Iraq. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(2):943-947.
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