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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 4 (2018)
Epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasites in goats of Kumarganj region of Uttar Pradesh
Author(s): Anugrah, SV Singh, JP Singh, Ramakant, Naveen Kumar Singh and VK Varun
Abstract: The present study was designed to find out the epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasites in goats of Kumarganj and nearby surrounding area. The overall percentage of gastrointestinal helminth infestation was found to be 58.4%. Out of 250 goats, 146 (58.4%) were found infected with gastrointestinal helminth, 29 goats ((19.9%) with Trichuris infestation, 56 goats (38.3%) with Strongyle infestation, 16 goats (10.6%) with Amphistome infestation and 45 (30.8%) were having mixed infestation (i.e. more than one parasite). Out of 250 samples, 190 were females and 60 were males in which 40 (27.4%) males and 106 (72.6%) females found positive for helminth infestation. Fecal Analysis revealed highest incident of Strongyle infestation 52.50% in males and 36.5% of mixed type of parasitic infestation was found in females, followed by Trichuris 25% and Strongyle 33% in males and females respectively. In both gender lowest incidence of Amphistome was observed. The study also showed that the age group of more than two year (45.2%) was more prone to infestation than the young ones.
How to cite this article:
Anugrah, SV Singh, JP Singh, Ramakant, Naveen Kumar Singh and VK Varun. Epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasites in goats of Kumarganj region of Uttar Pradesh. 2018; 7(4S): 16-20.