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6. Haematological changes in naturally infested dairy animal at
central zone of vidarbha - A.
S. Gadre, D. K. Maske, C. G. Panchbhai, T. R. Gawande, S.W. Kolte,
A. R. Sirothia
Vet World. 2008; 1(2): 47-48
A total of 2288
faecal samples collected from dairy animal of central zone of
vidarbha region (Maharashtra) from July 2002 to June 2003
revealed 62.98% prevalence of helminthic infection. Paramphistomum
predominant (12.28%) fallowed by Toxocara (10.97%).
The percentage prevalence of monezia
strongyloides , Haemonchrus, Fasciola Schistosoma, Trichuris,
Oesophagostmum and Trichostongylus species
were 8.96%, 6.99%,5.98%,3.81%,1.87%,1.00%, 0.96% respectively.
The overall prevalence of nematode, trematode, cestode and mixed
type of helminth infection was 41.63, 11.11 0.98 and 46.28
percent respectively. The helminth infection was most common
encountered during and after rainy seasons. The infected animals
showed significant reduction in Hb, PCV,TLC,TEC, neutrophils
while lymphocytes and monocytes count did not significant.
Infestation, Faecal, Dairy animal, Haematological changes.