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Occurrence of helminths in sheep


Abdullah Sani, Rehana and Awang Iskandarzulkarnian, Pengiran Rayari and Sheikh Omar, Abdul Rahman and Ungku Mohsin, Ungku Chulan (1986) Occurrence of helminths in sheep. Kajian Veterinar, 18 (1). pp. 77-80. ISSN 0047-309X


Helminths found in the gastrointestinal tracts of 32 out of 42 sheep were mainly Hemonchus contortus (90%), Trichostrongylus colubriformis (59%), Oesophagostomum columbianum (25%) and Moniezia expansa (22%). There was an inverse relationship between age and worm counts for Oesophagostomum sp. and Trichuris sp. The postmortem lesions of anaemia and oedema were consistently observed in the presence of 'varying numbers ofH. contortus

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Publisher: Persatuan Doktor Veterinar Malaysia
Keywords: Helminths; Sheep
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2015 04:57
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2015 04:57
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/38425
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