Gastro-intestinal helminths of wild rats (brown rat-Rattus norvegicus, Berkenhout 1769) in Samsun, Turkey


Gurler A. T. , Beyhan Y. E. , Bolukbas C. S. , Acici M., Umur S.

ANKARA UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.58, no.4, pp.289-290, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1501/vetfak_0000002490
  • Journal Name: ANKARA UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.289-290
  • Keywords: Helminth, Samsun, Turkey, wild rat, PATHOGENS
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No

Abstract

This study was carried out to determine the gastrointestinal helminths and their prevalence in the wild rats. For this purpose 34 wild rats were necropsied, and, 27 out of 34 were found infected. Prevalence of helminths were as fallow Strongyloides rani (79.41%). Heterakis spumosa (79.41%). Hymenolepis diminuta (35.49%) and Nippostrongylus brasiliensis (20.59%).