Prevalence, economic analysis and chemotherapeutic control of small ruminant fasciolosis in the Sargodha district of Punjab, Pakistan.

  title={Prevalence, economic analysis and chemotherapeutic control of small ruminant fasciolosis in the Sargodha district of Punjab, Pakistan.},
  author={Mansoor ud Din Ahmad and Muhammad Nisar Khan and Muhammad Sohail Sajid and Ghulam Muhammad and Abdul Qudoos and Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan},
  journal={Veterinaria italiana},
  volume={53 1},
This study describes the epidemiology, the economic significance of small ruminant fasciolosis in animals slaughtered in the abattoirs of the Sargodha district, Punjab, Pakistan between January and June 2012. In vivo fasciolicidal efficacy of commercially available compounds was examined using a randomised complete block design. Microscopically screened faecal samples revealed 40.51% positive animals for fasciolosis. The prevalent species included Fasciola hepatica (35.64%) and Fasciola… 

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