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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:6, June, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(6): 2818-2820

Incidence of Benign Theileriosis in Cattle of Puducherry Region, India
Devadevi*, K. Rajkumar and P. Vijayalakshmi
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Rajiv Gandhi institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Kurumbapet, Puducherry 605009, India
*Corresponding author

The study revealed, benign theileriosis, which is caused by Theileria orientalis conformed by using the PCR/ Blood smear/ Lymph node aspiration smear examination. The incidence of theileriosis was 24.21% to the total cases recorded in the veterinary hospital. Based on the clinical suspicion the incidence rate is 90.91%. The incidence rates of theileriosis in female animals (85%) were higher than male (15%) animals. Age 3-4 years (34%) and 5-6 years (20%) higher the Theileria incidence rate than the younger animals (9%). Cross breed jersey (59%) and Holstein Friesian (23%) the incidence rate of theileriosis was higher than non-descript animals (5%). Theileriosis incidence in gazing and stall fed animals were almost same.

Keywords: Benign Theileriosis, Cattle,Theileria orientalis

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Devadevi, N., K. Rajkumar and P. Vijayalakshmi 2018. Incidence of Benign Theileriosis in Cattle of Puducherry Region, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(6): 2818-2820. doi:
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