diagnosis of protozoa and nematodes in stomach and intestine of sheep in Salah Al- Din Governorate

  • Shaimaa Jamal Aziz
  • Omaima Ibrahim Mahmoud

Abstract

This study was designed to diagnose intestinal protozoans and Nematodes in sheep in Salah al-Din Governorate, As 500 sheep fecal samples were collected from different regions of Salah Al-Din Governorate for the period from November 2019 to April 2020, The result of the study showed that the total number of positive samples for infection with intestinal protozoa and Nematodes is 270 samples with an infection rate of (54%), and The results also showed that the total infection rate of intestinal protozoa was (24%), Nine species of Eimeria were diagnosed in sheep, and the highest infection rate for E. parva (14.4%) and the lowest rate for E. weybridgensis (2.2%), While Cryptosporidium Spp the infection rate was (1.8%).  As for overall infection of nematodes was (42%) The highest rate of infection  Marshallagia marshalli was (44.4%) and the lowest rate of infection with Strongyloides papillosus was (2.9%). The diagnosis of oocysts and eggs depended on the morphological features and measurments that existing in specialized  reference.


 


http://dx.doi.org/10.25130/tjps.25.2020.103

Published
Dec 23, 2020
How to Cite
AZIZ, Shaimaa Jamal; MAHMOUD, Omaima Ibrahim. diagnosis of protozoa and nematodes in stomach and intestine of sheep in Salah Al- Din Governorate. Tikrit Journal of Pure Science, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 6, p. 10-15, dec. 2020. ISSN 2415-1726. Available at: <http://tjps.tu.edu.iq/index.php/j/article/view/1061>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.25130/j.v25i6.1061.
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