Prevalence of Toxocara vitulorum in Hakkari eastern region of Turkey


AYDIN A., Goz Y. , YUKSEK N. , AYAZ E.

BULLETIN OF THE VETERINARY INSTITUTE IN PULAWY, cilt.50, ss.51-54, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Dergi Adı: BULLETIN OF THE VETERINARY INSTITUTE IN PULAWY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.51-54

Özet

This study was performed between May 2004 - April 2005 to determine distribution of Toxocara vitulorum in cattle around Hakkari, eastern region of Turkey. For this purpose faecal samples obtained from cattles of different age and sex, from 13 different settlements of Hakkari were examined using Fulleborne's salty water flotation technique. Me Master egg counting system was used to find number of eggs per gram of faeces. T. vitulorum eggs were found in faecal samples from 208 out of 718 cattle (28.96%). infection rates; 34.4% in 1-6 mounth age cattle, 6.6% in 6 mounth - 1 year old cattle, 3.3% in >1 year old cattle.