Epidemiological investigation of hydatidosis in ruminants in different slaughterhouses of Dhaka

A cross-sectional epidemiological investigation was conducted in slaughtered cattle(n=2102), buffaloes(n827) and goats(n=897) of Dhaka during January to December, 2003 to study the overall frequency and distribution of hydatidosis. The hydatid cysts were diagnosed on the basis of parasitological findings. Of the 2102 cattle, 361(17.17%), 347(41.95%) of the 827 buffaloes and 139(15.49%) off 897 goats were affected with hydatidosis. The present study noted that lungs were more common organ in case of cattle 43.77 %, buffaloes 30.84 °A) and goat 46.76 % and found higher infection in female than male animals.


Issue Date:
2005-06
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/276411
ISSN:
2408-8684
Language:
English
Published in:
Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 03, 1
Page range:
83-86




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