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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Hematological and Histopathological Effects of Ivermectin in Treatment of Ovine Dermatophytosis in Diyala Province-Iraq

Ghassan H. Jameel, Tareq R. Minnat, Anas A. Humadi, Ali Ibrahim Ali Al-Ezzy

Abstract: This study conducted to determine the hematological and histopathological effect of ivermectin in treatment ovine dermatophytosis in Diyala province. Fifty scraping samples were collected from sheep (ewes, lambs) which showed clinical signs of skin diseases from some farms in different areas of Diyala province.Out of 50 skin scraping of sheep 40 (80.0 %) were positive for ringworm. Two species of dermatophyte sp. were isolated Trichophyton verrucosum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes. The highest incidence of infection was recorded in March (100.0 %), February (87.5 %) compared with (66.66 %) in November and December. Recovery was observed after 13 days of single subcutaneous injection of 200 mg/kg ivermectin. Subcutaneous was administered to sheep started by scales dropping and appearance of the hairs with significantly important (p

Keywords: Hematology, Histopathology, Ovine dermatophytosis, Ivermectin



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