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A survey of gastro-intestinal helminth parasites of sheep in Iraq

Summary

Collections of gastro-intestinal contents of60 sheep, in all, in groups of 6–8 made during three seasonal periods in three geographical areas of Iraq. Twenty-three species of gastro-intestinal helminth parasites were identified in this survey. New distribution records forO. ostertagi, T. capricola, N. spathiger, T. discolor, S. ovis, A. chalmersi, M. expansa andM. benedeni were established during this investigation.

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Le contenu gastro-intestinal de 60 moutons a été récolté pendant trois périodes différentes et dans trois régions géographiques d’Irak. Vingt-trois espèces d’helminthes gastro-intestinaux de moutons ont été recueillies au cours de cette prospection. Cette étude a permis d’établir de nouvelles données pour la distribution d’O. ostertagi, T. capricola, N. spathiger, T. discolor, S. ovis, A. chalmersi, M. expansa, etM. benedeni.

Sumario

Se hicieron colecciones de contenido gastrointestinal de 60 ovinos durante tres periodos de tiempo y areas geográficas distintas en Irak. Se recuperaron 23 especies de parásitos helmintos gastrointestinales de los ovinos examinados en esta encuesta e Se establecieron nuevos registros de distribución paraO. ostertagi, T. capricola, N. spathiger, T. discolor, S. ovis, A. chalmersi, M. expansa, yM. benedeni, durante esta investigación.

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Kadhim, J.K. A survey of gastro-intestinal helminth parasites of sheep in Iraq. Trop Anim Health Prod 4, 109–112 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02359744

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Geographical Area
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Periodos
  • Helminth Parasite