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Helminth parasitism of domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus L.) in a subtropical high-rainfall area of India.

@article{Yadav1991HelminthPO,
  title={Helminth parasitism of domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus L.) in a subtropical high-rainfall area of India.},
  author={A. Yadav and V. Tandon},
  journal={Beitrage zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinarmedizin},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          97-104
        }
}
  • A. Yadav, V. Tandon
  • Published 1991
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Beitrage zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinarmedizin
An investigation into the helminth parasitic infections of domestic fowl in a subtropical area of India, based on an autopsy of 532 chickens, revealed a 90.9% prevalence of infection. 10 species of helminths were encountered, of which Capillaria contorta was recorded for the first time from fowls in India. Ascaridia galli was the most prevalent species, followed by Raillietina spp. and Heterakis gallinae. The infection by trematodes appeared to be very rare. The helminth fauna of fowls in this… Expand
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