alexa Prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus infection in stray dogs and herbivores in Shiraz, Iran.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Mehrabani D, Oryan A, Sadjjadi SM

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Abstract One hundred and five stray male and female dogs in different age groups were autopsied and their small intestines examined for Echinococcus granulosus. Thirty eight dogs (36.19\%) harbored two-to-several thousand E. granulosus in their intestinal content. The prevalence rate was higher in males (44.83\%) than in females (25.53\%). Livers and lungs of 3245 sheep, 2576 goats, 756 cattle and 25 buffaloes slaughtered for meat purposes at different Shiraz slaughterhouses were examined for hydatidosis: 2.09\% of livers and 2.68\% of lungs of sheep, 2.17\% and 2.36\% of goats, 4.49\% and 6.48\% of cattle and 4\% and 8\% of buffaloes, respectively, were infected.
This article was published in Vet Parasitol and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

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