International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Prevelance of Helminth Parasites in Sheep of Medak District, Telangana India

Nagesh.D | Vanita Das.V [2]


Abstract: The Prevalence of helminth parasites in sheep of Medak district, Telangana state. Was investigated for the year 2011-2012. A total of 900 faecal samples from different study areas were collected for carpological examination in which 499 (54.44 %) were found positive for various types of helminthic infections. Two types of Nematodes (15.0 %) Namely, Trichuris ovis, and Haemonchus contortus, Three types of Trematodes (24.2 %), Namely Paramphistomum, F. hepatica and F. gigantica and One Cestode (14.8 %), that are Moniezia expansa. were identified. The infection also found throughout the year in different seasons, in summer (43.3 %), winter (55.3 %) and in Rainy season (64.66 %). Seasonal prevalence of infections indicated that the Trematode infection was highest in rainy season and followed by winter and summer. Some other epidemiological parameters like species wise, sex wise also revealed during the present study. The present study shows the severity of infection in the area and need to develop suitable management strategies for the diagnosis of Helminth infections.


Keywords: Incidence, Medak, Nematodes, Trematodes, cestode, Sheep


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,


Pages: 1946 - 1948


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