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صفحه نخست /Prevalence of Linguatula ...
عنوان
Prevalence of Linguatula serrata in lymph nodes of small ruminants: case from Iran
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کلیدواژه‌ها
Linguatula serrata, Hamedan, Iran
چکیده
This survey was carried out on pre valence rates of Unguu/u/a surra la 111 small ruminants in Hamedan, Iran during September till March 201 ·1. The mesenterie lymph nodes (MLNs), livers. and lungs of 75 goats (2 females and 73 mal es) and 225 sheeps ( 19 females and 206 males) were ·- ex·arnined for L. serrata nymphs. Animals were categorized into three age groups, i.e., under 12 months. 12- 24 months, and over 2 years. The results showed that 30.6 % of goats and I 0.2 % of sheeps were infected with L. surratu nymphs. The infection i11 females was significantly higher than that of males (p < 0.05) .. Agc had no signifi cant effect on till' p1cv alcnc1: of the poras'it~ The re sults rev ealed the urgency of a rnure thorough inv es t1 gn lio11 of' MLNs and lung lymph nodes' 111- spci!:tion in small rw11inants of the region.
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