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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(2): 899-903
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.602.100


Coprological Survey of Gastrointestinal Parasites of Dairy Cattle in Wayanad, Kerala, India
Mathew Abraham, Pallippatt Thoomban Harshal, Karapparambu Gopalan Ajithkumar and Reghu Ravindran*
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala-673576, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was conducted during the period, August 2009 to July 2010 for identification of the ova of gastrointestinal parasites of cattle of Wayanad district, Kerala. Bovine faecal samples (n= 860) were collected from all the 25 panchayaths of district. Ova of strongyle (17.56%) and amphistomes (11.86%) were the most prevalent followed by strongyloides (1.86%), moniezia (0.3%) trichurid (0.2%) and schistosoma (0.1%). Mixed infection was evident in 1.62% cattle.


Keywords: Cattle, Gastrointestinal parasites, Wayanad, Kerala, India.
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Mathew Abraham, Pallippatt Thoomban Harshal, Karapparambu Gopalan Ajithkumar and Reghu Ravindran. 2017. Coprological Survey of Gastrointestinal Parasites of Dairy Cattle in Wayanad, Kerala, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(2): 899-903. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.602.100