The effect of Some hepatic worms on adult sheep liver

  • Balqees Mohamed sulieman
  • Idrees khalaf Thamer
  • Omaima Ibrahim Mahmood


The current experiment previous from beginning of September 2019 until March 2020 and a It  checkup 165 liver tissue of adult sheep from both sexes slaughtered in slaughterhouses and butchers' stores in Salahuddin Governorat.

Since the liver is one of the important organs where most of the body's metabolism activities occur in it, as it performs the metabolism of protein, metabolism of fats and the formation of bile, and the liver works to reduce toxic substances entering the body and plays a role in the immune response of the body so diseases that Liver disease affects animals directly [1].

The results are shown through macroscopic and histological examinations in the examined livers, presence of both acute and chronic phases. Where the chronic phase was the dominant, and showed infiltration of the inflammatory cells represented by lymphocytes, macrophages, plasma and eosinophils, as well as many necrotic foci, characterized by proliferation of fibrous tissue and thickening and expansion of the bile ducts compared to liver. The natural non-infection liver without fasciola hepatica whose cells are in form of polygonal rows in a radial order and each hepatic cell has a dark colored spherical nucleus.

Dec 23, 2020
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SULIEMAN, Balqees Mohamed; THAMER, Idrees khalaf; MAHMOOD, Omaima Ibrahim. The effect of Some hepatic worms on adult sheep liver. Tikrit Journal of Pure Science, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 6, p. 5-9, dec. 2020. ISSN 2415-1726. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 08 dec. 2021. doi:

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