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INFECTION RATE AND CHEMOTHERAPY OF VARIOUS HELMINTHS IN GOATS IN AND AROUND LAHORE

M. IJAZ, M. S. KHAN, M. AVAIS, K. ASHRAF1, M. M. ALI AND SAIMA2;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2008 Journal: Pakistan Veterinary Journal, volume 28, issue 4, pages 167-170 (issn: 0253-8318, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Abstract
The current study was carried out to find out the infection rate of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) helminths and its association with diarrhoea in goats in Lahore, Pakistan. For this purpose, 300 faecal samples from goats suffering from diarrhoea presented at the Outdoor Hospital, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, UVAS Lahore and various private as well as government hospitals located in Lahore were examined coprologically for the presence of helminths. The result revealed that an overall infection rate of GIT helminths was 63.33% in goats. When compared the class wise infection rate, highest infection rate of nematodes (42.67%) was observed, followed b...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Helminthes, Albendazole, Ricobendazole, garlic powder, chemotherapy, goats, lcsh:Animal culture, lcsh:SF1-1100, lcsh:Veterinary medicine, lcsh:SF600-1100
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