Evaluation of hematological values in indigenous chickens infected with Plasmodium gallinaceum and Aegyptianella pullorum

@article{Nazifi2008EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of hematological values in indigenous chickens infected with Plasmodium gallinaceum and Aegyptianella pullorum},
  author={Saeed Nazifi and Seyed Mostafa Razavi and Fatemeh Yavari and M. Rajaifar and E. Bazyar and Z. Esmailnejad},
  journal={Comparative Clinical Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={145-148}
}
Plasmodium, Haemoproteus, and leukocytozoon are the most important hematozoa in birds, which have been reported in different areas of the world. The present study was undertaken to find which blood protozoans exist in indigenous chickens in Shiraz, southern Iran and to evaluate hematological parameters in birds infected with hematozoas. Plasmodium and Aegyptianella were the two parasites found in 740 blood samples examined from indigenous chickens of which 29 (3.91%) were positive for… CONTINUE READING
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